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Welcome to Excelsior ...

Excelsior is located in Webster County<1>.

Excelsior is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Excelsior is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities Also Named Excelsior ...

While we believe that this Excelsior is located in Webster County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Excelsior. Those communities are located in the following counties: McDowell and Upshur County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 21 communities that are also named Excelsior - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (3), Iowa, Kansas (3), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Excelsior ...

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

  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<6>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<6>
  • Addison [Webster County]
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    • Addison [Webster County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
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      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Excelsior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden-on-Gauley
    • Erbacon [Webster County]
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      • Erbacon [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Excelsior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erbacon
    • Big Run [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Run
      • Big Run [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Excelsior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Run
    • Tioga [Nicholas County]
    • Beaver [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver
      • Beaver [Nicholas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Excelsior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver
    • Craigsville [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigsville
      • Craigsville [Nicholas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Excelsior
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craigsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craigsville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Excelsior ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Webster County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Excelsior. 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 Excelsior - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Excelsior) 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 Excelsior. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Excelsior

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Excelsior. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4550, Longitude: -80.4727    
<5>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.
<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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