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Welcome to Assurance ...

Assurance is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

Assurance is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Assurance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Assurance - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Communities near Assurance ...

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

  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearisburg
    • Pearisburg [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Assurance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,636 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearisburg<6>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinton
    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Assurance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Narrows [Giles County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Narrows
    • Narrows [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Assurance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,952 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Narrows
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<6>
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Assurance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,125 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pembroke [Giles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Assurance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<6>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Assurance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Creek
      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Assurance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<6>
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterstown
      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Assurance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<6>
    • Union [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Assurance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 540 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Oakvale [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakvale
      • Oakvale [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Assurance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 112 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakvale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Assurance ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Assurance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4957, Longitude: -80.6728       In this case, the coordinates for Assurance 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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