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Welcome to Fetterman ...

Fetterman is located in Taylor County<1>.

Fetterman is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Adding Fetterman to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Fetterman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Fetterman elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fetterman on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Fetterman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fetterman - they are located in Pennsylvania and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Fetterman ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Fetterman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<5>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Fetterman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Fetterman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<5>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Fetterman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Fetterman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<5>
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Fetterman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Fetterman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<5>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Fetterman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Fetterman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Barrackville [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrackville
      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Fetterman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fetterman ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Taylor County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fetterman. 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 Taylor, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fetterman - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Fetterman) 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 Fetterman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fetterman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fetterman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3505, Longitude: -80.0381    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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