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Welcome to Baylor ...

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

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




Baylor would have been located within present day Raleigh County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Baylor is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

If Baylor still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near Baylor ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Baylor and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oceana   [Map]   1,245   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Baylor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Baylor - they are located in Alabama, Montana, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baylor. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baylor. 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 Baylor.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

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About West Virginia

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The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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 Baylor, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baylor - 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 starting in Baylor. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Baylor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baylor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7590, Longitude: -81.2940     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baylor 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 Baylor.

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