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Welcome to West Fork ...

West Fork is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

West Fork is located in Reynolds County<1>.

The location of West Fork has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for West Fork: W. Fork

West Fork is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: West Fork lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

West Fork is within the boundaries of the (573) area code.

Adding West Fork to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of West Fork in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of West Fork elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Fork on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named West Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named West Fork - they are located in Arkansas, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Fork.

Communities near West Fork ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Fork.

  • Ellington [Reynolds County]
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    • Ellington [Reynolds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of West Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellington<5>
  • Viburnum [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viburnum
    • Viburnum [Iron County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of West Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viburnum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viburnum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Viburnum<5>
  • Bunker [Dent County]
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    • Bunker [Dent County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of West Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunker<5>
  • Centerville [Reynolds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Reynolds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of West Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 181 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greeley [Reynolds County]
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      • Greeley [Reynolds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of West Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greeley
    • Reynolds [Reynolds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynolds
      • Reynolds [Reynolds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of West Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds
    • Corridon [Reynolds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corridon
      • Corridon [Reynolds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of West Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corridon
    • Black [Reynolds County]
    • Bixby [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bixby
      • Bixby [Iron County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of West Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bixby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bixby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bixby<5>
    • Boss [Dent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boss
      • Boss [Dent County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of West Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boss

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Fork. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Fork.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Fork. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around West Fork.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Fork. See our Newspapers Page for West Fork.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Fork ...

Looking for more information about West Fork? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West Fork, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Fork.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Fork. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Reynolds, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Fork) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4917, Longitude: -91.1090       In this case, the coordinates for West Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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