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Gould, West Virginia
(Upshur County)

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The location of Gould

Welcome to Gould ...

Gould is located in Upshur County.

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

Gould is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Gould: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Gould ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jane Lew   [Map]   392   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Junior   [Map]   487   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Gould ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 15 communities that are also named Gould - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Texas (3).

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

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 Gould. 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 Gould. 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 Gould.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gould ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gould. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gould - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Gould) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gould. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9009, Longitude: -80.2554     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gould have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gould.

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