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Welcome to Central ...

Central is located in Wood County.

Central is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Central: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Central ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Central and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Beverly (OH)   [Map]   1,318   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lowell (OH)   [Map]   539   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lower Salem (OH)   [Map]   82   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Central ...

While we believe that this Central is located in Wood County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Central. Those communities are located in the following counties: Doddridge and Fayette County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 55 communities that are also named Central - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California, Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

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 Central. 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 Central. 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 Central.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Central - 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 that begins in Central. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Central) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3456, Longitude: -81.5229     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Central 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 Central.

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