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Welcome to Archer ...

Archer is located in Wetzel County<1>.

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

Archer is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Archer: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Archer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Archer - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Archer ...

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

  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Archer
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<6>
  • Paden City [Tyler County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paden City
    • Paden City [Tyler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Archer
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paden City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paden City<6>
  • Shinnston [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
    • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Archer
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,119 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<6>
  • Mannington [Marion County]
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    • Salem [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,561 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
    • Lumberport [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberport
      • Lumberport [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2018: 843 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberport
    • West Union [Doddridge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Union
      • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2018: 816 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<6>
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlebourne
      • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2018: 758 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<6>
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2018: 498 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<6>
    • Fairview [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2018: 404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Archer ...

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

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About Wetzel County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Archer. 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 Wetzel, 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 Archer - 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- Archer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Archer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5106, Longitude: -80.5951       In this case, the coordinates for Archer 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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