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Welcome to Dunmore ...

Dunmore is located in Pocahontas County.

When the people of Dunmore refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Dunmorean<1>

Dunmore is 2,470 feet [753 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Dunmore is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Dunmore: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Dunmore ...

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

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Monterey (VA)   [Map]   138   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Dunmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Dunmore - they are located in Alberta, Montana, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Dunmore. 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 Dunmore. 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 Dunmore.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunmore ...

Looking for more information about Dunmore? 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.

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

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Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Dunmore refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Dunmore may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3596, Longitude: -79.8809     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dunmore 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 Dunmore.

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