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Cambria, West Virginia
(Harrison County)

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The location of Cambria

Welcome to Cambria ...

Cambria is located in Harrison County.

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

Cambria is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Cambria ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Cambria and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   S   5 miles [8 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   18 miles [29 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cambria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Cambria: This one is located in Harrison County and the other is located in Nicholas County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 15 communities that are also named Cambria - they are located in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Cambria. 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 Cambria. 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 Cambria.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cambria ...

Looking for more information about Cambria? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Cambria - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cambria) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3673, Longitude: -80.3601     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cambria 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 Cambria.

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