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Welcome to Burton ...

Burton is located in Wetzel County<1>.

The location of Burton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Burton is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Burton 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 Burton 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 Burton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Burton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Burton - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Burton ...

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

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Mannington [Marion County]
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    • Mannington [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<6>
  • Barrackville [Marion County]
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    • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville
  • Monongah [Marion County]
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    • Monongah [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,149 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monongah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monongah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monongah<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rivesville [Marion County]
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      • Rivesville [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rivesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rivesville<6>
    • Cameron [Marshall County]
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      • Cameron [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 843 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<6>
    • Grant Town [Marion County]
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      • Grant Town [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant Town
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
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      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<6>
    • Fairview [Marion County]
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      • Fairview [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Farmington [Marion County]
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      • Farmington [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Burton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 365 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<6>

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 Burton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burton. 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 Burton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burton ...

Looking for more information about Burton? 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 Burton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burton. 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 Wetzel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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- Burton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6640, Longitude: -80.4306       In this case, the coordinates for Burton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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