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Anchor, West Virginia
Welcome to Anchor ...
The location of Anchor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Anchor is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Anchor lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Anchor: (304) & (681)<4>
Communities Also Named Anchor ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Anchor - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anchor.
Communities near Anchor ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anchor.
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 Anchor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anchor.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anchor. 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 Anchor.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anchor. See our Newspapers Page for Anchor.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anchor ...
Looking for more information about Anchor? 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 Anchor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anchor.
Adding Anchor to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anchor in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anchor was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anchor on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anchor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022