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The location of Canyon









Welcome to Canyon ...

Canyon is located in Monongalia County.

Canyon is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Communities near Canyon ...

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 going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   1,902   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Canyon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Canyon - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California (3), Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada (2), New Mexico, Ontario (2), Texas (3), Washington, Wyoming and Yukon.

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

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 Canyon. 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 Canyon. 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 Canyon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canyon ...

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

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About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canyon - 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 '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- Canyon) 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 Canyon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Canyon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canyon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6767, Longitude: -79.8916     [Map].

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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 Canyon.

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