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The location of Brenton









Welcome to Brenton ...

Brenton is located in Wyoming County.

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

Brenton is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Brenton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brenton and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradshaw   [Map]   286   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   403   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Man   [Map]   664   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Brenton - they are located in Nova Scotia and Virginia.

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

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 Brenton. 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 Brenton. 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 Brenton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brenton ...

Looking for more information about Brenton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brenton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brenton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brenton. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brenton - 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- Brenton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5959, Longitude: -81.6359     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brenton 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 Brenton.

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