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Welcome to Harper ...

Harper is located in Pendleton County<1>.

Harper is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Harper is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Harper: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Harper ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 28 communities that are also named Harper - they are located in California (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Harper ...

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

  • Franklin [Pendleton County]
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    • Franklin [Pendleton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Harper
    • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
  • Durbin [Pocahontas County]
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    • Durbin [Pocahontas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Harper
    • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durbin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durbin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durbin<5>
  • Monterey [Highland County]
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    • Monterey [Highland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Harper
    • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<5>
  • Possum Trot [Highland County]
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    • Possum Trot [Highland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Harper
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Trot
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sugar Grove [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Grove
      • Sugar Grove [Pendleton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Harper
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Grove
    • Circleville [Pendleton County]
    • McDowell [Highland County]
    • Propstburg [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Propstburg
      • Propstburg [Pendleton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Harper
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Propstburg
    • Brandywine [Pendleton County]
    • Thornwood [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornwood
      • Thornwood [Pocahontas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Harper
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornwood

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harper ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harper. 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 Pendleton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harper - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>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- Harper) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harper. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harper

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5194, Longitude: -79.4721    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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