Welcome to Goshen ...
Goshen is located in Upshur County<1>.
Goshen is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Goshen is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Goshen lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Goshen: (304) and (681)<3>
Communities Also Named Goshen ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Goshen.
Communities near Goshen ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Goshen.
- Buckhannon [Upshur County]
- Mill Creek [Randolph County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
- Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Goshen
- Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
- Addison [Webster County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
- Addison [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Goshen
- Population from the 2020 Census: 660 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
- Flatwoods [Braxton County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
- Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Goshen
- Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<5>
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- Huttonsville [Randolph County]
- Cleveland [Webster County]
- Hacker Valley [Webster County]
- Helvetia [Randolph County]
- Wilsontown [Upshur County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsontown
- Wilsontown [Upshur County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Goshen
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsontown
- Alton [Upshur County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
- Alton [Upshur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Goshen
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
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 Goshen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goshen.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goshen. 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 Goshen.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goshen. See our Newspapers Page for Goshen.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goshen ...
Looking for more information about Goshen? 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 Goshen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Goshen.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Search for a Community in West Virginia
About Upshur County
About West Virginia
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goshen. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Upshur, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goshen) 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 Goshen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoshenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7128, Longitude: -80.3061 |
|<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.|