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Hammond, West Virginia
Welcome to Hammond ...
The location of Hammond has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Hammond refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hammondite<3>
Hammond is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Hammond lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hammond: (304) and (681)<5>
Adding Hammond 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 Hammond 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 Hammond elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hammond on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Hammond ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Hammond - they are located in California (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (4), Texas (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hammond.
Communities near Hammond ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hammond.
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 Hammond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hammond.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hammond. 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 Hammond.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hammond. See our Newspapers Page for Hammond.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hammond ...
Looking for more information about Hammond? 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 Hammond, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hammond.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hammond. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021