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Welcome to Barker ...

Barker is located in Wetzel County<1>.

Barker is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Barker: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Barker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Barker - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota (2), Montana (3), New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Barker ...

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

  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Barker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<6>
  • Paden City [Tyler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paden City
    • Paden City [Tyler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Barker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paden City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paden City<6>
  • Mannington [Marion County]
  • Sistersville [Tyler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sistersville
    • Sistersville [Tyler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Barker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,282 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sistersville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sistersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sistersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cameron [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
      • Cameron [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Barker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 843 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<6>
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlebourne
      • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Barker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<6>
    • Clarington [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarington
      • Clarington [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Barker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarington
    • Hundred [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hundred
      • Hundred [Wetzel County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Barker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hundred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hundred<6>
    • Littleton [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleton
      • Littleton [Wetzel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Barker
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleton
    • Smithfield [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
      • Smithfield [Wetzel County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Barker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 146 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barker ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barker. 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 Wetzel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barker - 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 '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- Barker) 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 Barker. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5796, Longitude: -80.6603    
<5>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.
<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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