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Welcome to Erbacon ...

Erbacon is located in Webster County<1>.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Erbacon: Named after Edward Rathbone Bacon (1848-1915), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Erbacon is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Erbacon: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Erbacon: 26203<4>

Communities near Erbacon ...

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

  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Erbacon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<7>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Erbacon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<7>
  • Addison [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
    • Addison [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Erbacon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
  • Cowen [Webster County]
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    • Cowen [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Erbacon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Erbacon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<7>
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden-on-Gauley
      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Erbacon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden-on-Gauley
    • Excelsior [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior
      • Excelsior [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Erbacon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
    • Little Birch [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Birch
      • Little Birch [Braxton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Erbacon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Birch
    • Tioga [Nicholas County]
    • Big Run [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Run
      • Big Run [Webster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Erbacon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Run

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erbacon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Webster County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Erbacon. 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 Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Erbacon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Erbacon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Erbacon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Erbacon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Erbacon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Erbacon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erbacon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5197, Longitude: -80.5890    
<6>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.
<7>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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