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The location of Bismarck









Welcome to Bismarck ...

Bismarck is located in Grant County.

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

When the people of Bismarck refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bismarcker<2>

Bismarck is 3,030 feet [924 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bismarck is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Bismarck: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities near Bismarck ...

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 Bismarck and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirectionDistance
Deer Park (MD)   [Map]   369   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kitzmiller (MD)   [Map]   305   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bayard   [Map]   269   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bismarck ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Bismarck - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

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 Bismarck. 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 Bismarck. 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 Bismarck.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bismarck ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Grant County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Bismarck refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Bismarck may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bismarck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>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- Bismarck) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bismarck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2179, Longitude: -79.2331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bismarck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bismarck.

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