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Welcome to Harper Heights ...

Harper Heights is located in Raleigh County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Harper Heights: Harper Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Harper Heights is 2,400 feet [732 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Harper Heights is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Harper Heights: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Harper Heights ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Harper Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Harper Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
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    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Harper Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Harper Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
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    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
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      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Harper Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Harper Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<6>
    • Whitesville [Boone County]
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      • Whitesville [Boone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Harper Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Former names for Whitesville:
      • Jarrods Valley
      • Pritchard City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<6>
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
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      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Harper Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rhodell [Raleigh County]
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      • Rhodell [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Harper Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhodell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pax [Fayette County]
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      • Pax [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Harper Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 152 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pax

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harper Heights ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harper Heights. 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 Raleigh, 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 Harper Heights - 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' (or 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- Harper Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harper Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8032, Longitude: -81.2448       In this case, the coordinates for Harper Heights 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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