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Welcome to Arden ...

Arden is located in Barbour County<1>.

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

Arden is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Arden to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Arden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Arden: This one is located in Barbour County and the other is located in Berkeley County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 22 communities that are also named Arden - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Arden ...

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

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Arden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<6>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Arden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhannon
    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Arden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Arden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Arden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<6>
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Arden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Belington [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belington
      • Belington [Barbour County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Arden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<6>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Arden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Arden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Parsons [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
      • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Arden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<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 Arden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arden.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arden ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arden. 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 Barbour, 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 Arden - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arden) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2104, Longitude: -79.9931       In this case, the coordinates for Arden 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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