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Welcome to Hardy ...

Hardy is located in Mercer County<1>.

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

Hardy is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Hardy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Hardy - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Hardy ...

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

  • Bluefield [Mercer County]
  • Princeton [Mercer County]
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    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Hardy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<6>
  • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluefield
    • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Hardy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<6>
  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
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    • Narrows [Giles County]
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      • Narrows [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Hardy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Narrows
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<6>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Hardy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Creek
      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hardy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<6>
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterstown
      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Hardy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<6>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Hardy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
    • Bramwell [Mercer County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hardy ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hardy. 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 Mercer, 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 Hardy - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hardy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hardy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3104, Longitude: -81.0276       In this case, the coordinates for Hardy 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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