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Welcome to Ambrosia ...

Ambrosia is located in Mason County<1>.

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

Ambrosia is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ambrosia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Ambrosia: (304) & (681)<4>

Adding Ambrosia 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 Ambrosia 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 Ambrosia 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 Ambrosia on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ambrosia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ambrosia - they are located in Iowa and Louisiana.

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

Communities near Ambrosia ...

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

  • Point Pleasant [Mason County]
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    • Point Pleasant [Mason County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Ambrosia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<6>
  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
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    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Ambrosia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,643 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<6>
  • Gallipolis [Gallia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallipolis
    • Gallipolis [Gallia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Ambrosia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,556 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallipolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<6>
  • Ripley [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Ambrosia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middleport [Meigs County]
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      • Middleport [Meigs County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ambrosia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleport<6>
    • Pomeroy [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomeroy
      • Pomeroy [Meigs County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ambrosia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomeroy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomeroy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomeroy<6>
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
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      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ambrosia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<6>
    • New Haven [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
      • New Haven [Mason County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ambrosia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<6>
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Ambrosia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
    • Mason [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
      • Mason [Mason County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Ambrosia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 936 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason<6>

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 Ambrosia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ambrosia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ambrosia. 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 Ambrosia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambrosia ...

Looking for more information about Ambrosia? 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 Ambrosia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ambrosia.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

About Mason County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Mason, 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 Ambrosia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ambrosia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambrosia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8056, Longitude: -82.0526       In this case, the coordinates for Ambrosia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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