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Welcome to Beaver ...

Beaver is located in Nicholas County.

Beaver is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Beaver: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Beaver ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Beaver and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   148   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cowen   [Map]   482   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Muddlety   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Beaver ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Beaver: This one is located in Nicholas County and the other is located in Raleigh County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 44 communities that are also named Beaver - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Beaver. 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 Beaver. 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 Beaver.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaver ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Nicholas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beaver. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beaver - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Beaver) 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 Beaver. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beaver

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaver. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3288, Longitude: -80.6653     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beaver.

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