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Dryfork, West Virginia

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The location of Dryfork

Welcome to Dryfork ...

Dryfork is located in Randolph County.

The location of Dryfork has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Dryfork is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Dryfork is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Dryfork: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Dryfork ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Dryfork and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Canaan Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Davis   [Map]   644   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   217   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harman   [Map]   138   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   257   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Dryfork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Dryfork - they are located in Arkansas and Kentucky.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dryfork. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dryfork. 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 Dryfork.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dryfork ...

Looking for more information about Dryfork? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dryfork, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dryfork.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dryfork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9687, Longitude: -79.5028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dryfork 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 Dryfork.

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