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Welcome to Downs ...

Downs is located in Marion County.

Downs is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Downs: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Downs ...

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

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monongah   [Map]   1,124   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Downs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Downs - they are located in Alabama (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah (2) and Washington.

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

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 Downs. 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 Downs. 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 Downs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Downs ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Downs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5176, Longitude: -80.3162     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Downs 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 Downs.

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