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Canterbury, West Virginia

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The location of Canterbury

Welcome to Canterbury ...

Canterbury is located in Mingo County.

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

Canterbury is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Canterbury and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

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

Communities near Canterbury ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Inez (KY)   [Map]   643   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Warfield (KY)   [Map]   239   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,137   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   514   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kermit   [Map]   364   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Canterbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Canterbury - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland (4), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina (3) and Virginia (3).

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

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 Canterbury. 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 Canterbury. 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 Canterbury.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canterbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Canterbury - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Canterbury) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canterbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8215, Longitude: -82.2568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Canterbury 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 Canterbury.

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