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Boulder, West Virginia

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The location of Boulder

Welcome to Boulder ...

Boulder is located in Barbour County.

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

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

Boulder is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Boulder: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Boulder ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Boulder and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Belington   [Map]   1,864   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Boulder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Boulder - they are located in British Columbia, California, Colorado (2), Idaho, Illinois, Montana, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Boulder. 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 Boulder. 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 Boulder.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boulder ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Boulder 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 Boulder 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 Boulder - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boulder) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boulder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0687, Longitude: -80.1034     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boulder 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 Boulder.

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