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Welcome to Clements ...

So far, we have found very little information about Clements. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Clements to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Clements, please Contact Us.




Clements would have been located within present day Barbour County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Clements is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Clements was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Clements still existed, it would have been in the (304) & (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near Clements ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Clements and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Flemington   [Map]   312   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Clements ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Clements: This one is located in Barbour County and the other is located in Marion County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 10 communities that are also named Clements - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio and Texas.

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

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 Clements. 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 Clements. 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 Clements.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Barbour County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Clements, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clements - 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' distance that starts in Clements. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clements) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clements. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0534, Longitude: -80.0145     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clements 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 Clements.

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