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Friendly, West Virginia

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The location of Friendly

Welcome to Friendly ...

The town of Friendly is located in Tyler County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Friendly has a population of 124 people<2> (see below for details).

Friendly is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Friendly: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Friendly had a population of 132 people. This makes Friendly the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 132 people, the population of Friendly decreased 16.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 159 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Friendly had an population of 124 people. This is a decrease of 6.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.01% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Friendly.

Communities near Friendly ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Friendly and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   166   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   2,261   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Belmont   [Map]   876   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ellenboro   [Map]   356   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Friendly ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Friendly - they are located in Maryland, North Carolina and Texas.

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

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 Friendly. 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 Friendly. 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 Friendly.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Friendly ...

Looking for more information about Friendly? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Friendly. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Friendly.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Friendly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Friendly) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Friendly. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Friendly

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5136, Longitude: -81.0618     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Friendly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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