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Welcome to Bargers Springs ...

Bargers Springs is located in Summers County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Bargers Springs, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

A typical abbreviation for Bargers Springs: Bargers Spgs. (or less commonly used: Bargers Spngs. or Bargers Sprngs.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Bargers Springs for more information about variations on the name of Bargers Springs.

Bargers Springs is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Bargers Springs ...

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

  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
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    • Pearisburg [Giles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Bargers Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearisburg<6>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bargers Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,321 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Narrows [Giles County]
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    • Narrows [Giles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Bargers Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Narrows
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<6>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
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    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bargers Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bargers Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
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      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Bargers Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 890 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
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      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Bargers Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<6>
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
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      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Bargers Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<6>
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Bargers Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Bargers Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bargers Springs ...

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

Adding Bargers Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Bargers Springs on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bargers Springs. 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 Summers, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bargers Springs - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bargers Springs) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bargers Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bargers SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bargers Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6143, Longitude: -80.7577       In this case, the coordinates for Bargers Springs 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.
<7>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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