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Welcome to Golden ...

Golden is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

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

Golden is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Golden: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Golden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Golden: This one is located in Greenbrier County and the other is located in Marshall County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 32 communities that are also named Golden - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan (4), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Golden ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Golden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Golden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<6>
  • Marlinton [Pocahontas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlinton
    • Marlinton [Pocahontas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Golden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marlinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
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      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Golden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Golden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
    • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
      • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Golden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek
    • Frankford [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Golden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankford
    • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
      • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Golden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unus
      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Golden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unus

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Golden ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0110, Longitude: -80.3051       In this case, the coordinates for Golden 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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