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The location of Barnum









Welcome to Barnum ...

Barnum is located in Mineral County.

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

Barnum is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Barnum: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Barnum ...

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 as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Barton (MD)   [Map]   432   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grantsville (MD)   [Map]   875   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lonaconing (MD)   [Map]   1,128   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Barnum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Barnum - they are located in Alaska, Connecticut, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Barnum. 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 Barnum. 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 Barnum.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barnum ...

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

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About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barnum. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Barnum - 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 '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- Barnum) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4418, Longitude: -79.1145     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barnum 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 Barnum.

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