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Welcome to Green Bank ...

Green Bank is located in Pocahontas County<1>.

Green Bank is 2,650 feet [808 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Green Bank is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Green Bank: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Green Bank to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Green Bank in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Green Bank elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Green Bank on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Green Bank ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Green Bank - they are located in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Green Bank ...

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

  • Marlinton [Pocahontas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlinton
    • Marlinton [Pocahontas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Green Bank
    • Estimated population in 2019: 961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlinton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marlinton<6>
  • Durbin [Pocahontas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durbin
    • Durbin [Pocahontas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Green Bank
    • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durbin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durbin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durbin<6>
  • Monterey [Highland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
    • Monterey [Highland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Green Bank
    • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<6>
  • Cass [Pocahontas County]
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    • Frank [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frank
      • Frank [Pocahontas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Green Bank
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frank
    • Thornwood [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornwood
      • Thornwood [Pocahontas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Green Bank
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornwood
    • Mingo [Randolph County]
    • Slaty Fork [Pocahontas County]
    • Thorny Creek [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorny Creek
      • Thorny Creek [Pocahontas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Green Bank
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorny Creek
    • Bolar [Bath County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolar
      • Bolar [Bath County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Green Bank
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolar

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Green Bank ...

Looking for more information about Green Bank? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Green Bank, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Green Bank.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Green Bank. 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 Pocahontas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Green Bank - 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' (or 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- Green Bank) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Green Bank. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Green Bank

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Bank. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4193, Longitude: -79.8324    
<5>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.
<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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