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Welcome to Czar ...

Czar is located in Randolph County<1>.

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

Czar is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Czar is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Adding Czar to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Czar in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Czar was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Czar on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Czar ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Czar - they are located in Alberta and Missouri.

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

Communities near Czar ...

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

  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
  • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Czar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
  • Beverly [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Czar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<6>
  • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Czar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
    • Goshen [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Upshur County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Czar
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
    • Queens [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queens
      • Queens [Upshur County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Czar
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queens
    • Wilsontown [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsontown
      • Wilsontown [Upshur County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Czar
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsontown
    • Cleveland [Webster County]
    • Elkwater [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkwater
      • Elkwater [Randolph County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Czar
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkwater

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Czar ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Randolph County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Czar. 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 Randolph, 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 Czar - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Czar) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Czar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7301, Longitude: -80.1870       In this case, the coordinates for Czar 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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