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Welcome to Arnettsville ...

Arnettsville is located in Monongalia County<1>.

Arnettsville is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Arnettsville: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Arnettsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arnettsville 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 Arnettsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Arnettsville ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
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    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Arnettsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<5>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Arnettsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Arnettsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,968 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<5>
  • Westover [Monongalia County]
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    • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Arnettsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,220 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
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      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arnettsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Arnettsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,141 people
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    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
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      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Arnettsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,096 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<5>
    • Mannington [Marion County]
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      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Arnettsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,010 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<5>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
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      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Arnettsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Fairchance [Fayette County]
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      • Fairchance [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Arnettsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairchance have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairchance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairchance<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arnettsville ...

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

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About Monongalia County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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 Monongalia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arnettsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>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- Arnettsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arnettsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArnettsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arnettsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5868, Longitude: -80.0918    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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