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Welcome to Harmony ...

Harmony is located in Roane County<1>.

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

Harmony is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Harmony: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Harmony 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 Harmony 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 Harmony 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 Harmony on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Harmony ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 95 communities that are also named Harmony - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (7), California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Illinois (3), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey (5), New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (3), Ontario (5), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (13), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Harmony ...

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

  • Ripley [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Harmony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Harmony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
  • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Harmony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Harmony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cicerone [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicerone
      • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Harmony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicerone
    • Flint Town [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Town
      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Harmony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Kentuck [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
      • Kentuck [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Harmony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentuck
    • Island Branch [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Branch
      • Island Branch [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Harmony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Branch
    • Romance [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romance
      • Romance [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Harmony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romance
    • Roxalana [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxalana
      • Roxalana [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Harmony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxalana

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harmony ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harmony. 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 Roane, 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 Harmony - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harmony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harmony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6862, Longitude: -81.4790       In this case, the coordinates for Harmony 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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