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Welcome to Hanover ...

Hanover is located in Wyoming County.

When the people of Hanover refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hanoverian<1>

Hanover is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hanover: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Hanover ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hanover and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradshaw   [Map]   286   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   403   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Man   [Map]   664   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Matewan   [Map]   442   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hanover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Hanover - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hanover. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hanover. 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 Hanover.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanover ...

Looking for more information about Hanover? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hanover? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hanover, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hanover.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Hanover refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Hanover may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hanover - 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Hanover. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hanover) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanover. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5729, Longitude: -81.7996     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hanover 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 Hanover.

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