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Welcome to Canterbury ...

Canterbury is located in Mingo County.

Canterbury is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

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

Communities near Canterbury ...

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

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Canterbury. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 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 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 ...



The Communities of 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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canterbury. The point that we are using 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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<4>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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