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Balderson, West Virginia

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Welcome to Balderson ...

So far, we have found very little information about Balderson. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Balderson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Balderson, please Contact Us.

Balderson would have been located within present day Wood County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Balderson is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Balderson was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Balderson still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Balderson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Balderson and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Racine (OH)   [Map]   653   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   813   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   827   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Haven   [Map]   1,499   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Balderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Balderson - it's located in Ontario.

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

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 Balderson. 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 Balderson. 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 Balderson.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Balderson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Balderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Balderson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Balderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1595, Longitude: -81.6721     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Balderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Balderson.

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