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Welcome to Groves ...

Groves is located in Clay County<1>.

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

Groves is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Groves: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Groves ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Groves - they are located in Indiana, Missouri, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Groves ...

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

  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
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    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Groves
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
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    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Groves
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<6>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
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    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Groves
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<6>
  • Clay [Clay County]
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    • Clay [Clay County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Groves
    • Estimated population in 2019: 441 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clem [Braxton County]
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      • Clem [Braxton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Groves
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    • Frametown [Braxton County]
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      • Frametown [Braxton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Groves
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    • Mudfork [Calhoun County]
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      • Mudfork [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Groves
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    • Valley Fork [Clay County]
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      • Valley Fork [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Groves
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    • Stinson [Calhoun County]
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      • Stinson [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Groves
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    • Wilsie [Braxton County]
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      • Wilsie [Braxton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Groves
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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 Groves. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Groves.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Groves ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Groves. 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 Clay, 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 Groves - 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- Groves) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Groves. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5562, Longitude: -80.9618       In this case, the coordinates for Groves 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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