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Buck, West Virginia

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Welcome to Buck ...

Buck is located in Summers County.

Buck is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Communities near Buck ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Buck and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,971   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,699   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   754   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,173   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Athens   [Map]   940   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Buck ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Buck - they are located in Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Buck. 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 Buck. 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 Buck.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buck ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Buck. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Summers County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buck - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Buck.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Buck. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buck) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buck. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6018, Longitude: -80.8240     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buck 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 Buck.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Buck.