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Welcome to Girard ...

Girard is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Girard is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Girard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Girard - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Girard ...

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

  • Huntington [Cabell County]
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    • Huntington [Cabell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Girard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,110 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<6>
  • Barboursville [Cabell County]
  • Louisa [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisa
    • Louisa [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Girard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<6>
  • Wayne [Wayne County]
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    • Wayne [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Girard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,576 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayne<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamlin [Lincoln County]
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      • Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,048 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlin<6>
    • West Hamlin [Lincoln County]
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      • West Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hamlin
    • Chesapeake [Lawrence County]
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      • Chesapeake [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake<6>
    • Fort Gay [Wayne County]
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      • Fort Gay [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Gay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Gay
    • Proctorville [Lawrence County]
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      • Proctorville [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctorville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctorville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctorville<6>
    • Armilda [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armilda
      • Armilda [Wayne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Girard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armilda

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Girard ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Girard. 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 Wayne, 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 Girard - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Girard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Girard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1679, Longitude: -82.3154       In this case, the coordinates for Girard 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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