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Harrison, West Virginia
Welcome to Harrison ...
The location of Harrison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Harrison is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Harrison lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Harrison: (304) and (681)<4>
Adding Harrison 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 Harrison 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 Harrison elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harrison on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Harrison ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Harrison: This one is located in Mineral County and the other is located in Clay 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.
Communities near Harrison ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harrison.
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 Harrison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrison.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Harrison.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harrison. See our Newspapers 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.
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 ...
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 Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021