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Welcome to Greer ...

Greer is located in Monongalia County<1>.

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

Greer is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Greer: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Greer ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 14 communities that are also named Greer - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Greer ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
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    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Greer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<6>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Greer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Greer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<6>
  • Westover [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
    • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Greer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Masontown [Fayette County]
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      • Masontown [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Greer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<6>
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Greer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
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      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Greer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
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      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Greer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<6>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Greer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Fairchance [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairchance
      • Fairchance [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Greer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,886 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairchance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairchance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairchance<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greer ...

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

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About Monongalia County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greer. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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 Monongalia, 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 Greer - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5720, Longitude: -79.8489       In this case, the coordinates for Greer 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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