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Welcome to Center Point ...

Center Point is located in Doddridge County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Center Point: Center Pt.

Center Point is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Center Point 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 Center Point 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 Center Point 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 Center Point on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Center Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Center Point - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (5), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (4), Missouri (3), New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee (7) and Texas (11).

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

Communities near Center Point ...

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

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
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    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Center Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<6>
  • Shinnston [Harrison County]
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    • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Center Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<6>
  • Mannington [Marion County]
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    • Mannington [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Center Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<6>
  • Salem [Harrison County]
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    • Salem [Harrison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Center Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
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      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Center Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Pennsboro [Ritchie County]
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      • Pennsboro [Ritchie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Center Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,003 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<6>
    • Lumberport [Harrison County]
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      • Lumberport [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Center Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberport
    • West Union [Doddridge County]
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      • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Center Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 799 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<6>
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
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      • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Center Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<6>
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Center Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Center Point ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Doddridge County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Center Point. 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 Doddridge, 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 Center Point - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Center Point) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3918, Longitude: -80.6354       In this case, the coordinates for Center Point 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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