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Welcome to Bruce ...

Bruce is located in Nicholas County.

Bruce is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Bruce is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Bruce: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Bruce ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bruce and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   148   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bruce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Bruce - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia (3), Washington and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Bruce. 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 Bruce. 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 Bruce.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bruce ...

Looking for more information about Bruce? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Bruce? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bruce, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bruce.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bruce. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Bruce - 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 that begins in Bruce. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bruce) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruce. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1632, Longitude: -80.7768     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bruce have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Bruce.

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