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Welcome to Gage ...

Gage is located in Barbour County<1>.

The location of Gage has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Gage is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gage: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Gage ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Gage - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, California, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Gage ...

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

  • Elkins
  • Buckhannon
  • Philippi
  • Belington
  • Parsons
  • Mill Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
    • Mill Creek lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Gage.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
  • Beverly
  • Hendricks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendricks
    • Hendricks lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Gage.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendricks
  • Womelsdorf
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
    • Womelsdorf lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Gage.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
  • Hambleton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hambleton
    • Hambleton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Gage.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hambleton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gage ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gage. 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 Barbour, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gage - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Gage) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gage. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9704, Longitude: -79.9606       In this case, the coordinates for Gage have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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