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Welcome to Harrison ...

Harrison is located in Clay County.

Harrison is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Harrison: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Harrison ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Harrison and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clay   [Map]   456   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hartland   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Muddlety   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Harrison ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 45 communities that are also named Harrison - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Harrison. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harrison. 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 Harrison.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrison ...

Looking for more information about Harrison? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clay County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harrison. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harrison) 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 Harrison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harrison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5135, Longitude: -80.9537     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harrison.

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