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Welcome to Bud ...

Bud is located in Wyoming County<1>.

Bud is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bud: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Bud to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Bud in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Bud elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bud on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Bud ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Bud - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bud ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bud.

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Bud
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<5>
  • Princeton [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Bud
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<5>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Bud
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<5>
  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Bud
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Bud
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<5>
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Bud
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<5>
    • Gary [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Bud
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
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      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Bud
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<5>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Bud
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Bud
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bud. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bud.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bud. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bud.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bud. See our Newspapers Page for Bud.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bud ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Wyoming, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bud - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bud) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bud. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bud

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bud. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5378, Longitude: -81.3798    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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