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The location of Astor









Welcome to Astor ...

Astor is located in Taylor County.

The location of Astor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Astor is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Astor: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Astor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Astor.

Communities Also Named Astor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Astor - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts and Nevada.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Astor. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Astor. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Astor.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Astor:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Astor ...

Looking for more information about Astor? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Taylor County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Astor. 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>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Astor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Astor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Astor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2404, Longitude: -80.1412     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Astor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Astor.

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