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Welcome to Hartley ...

Hartley is located in Ritchie County<1>.

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

Hartley is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Hartley 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 Hartley 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 Hartley 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 Hartley on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Hartley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Hartley - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Hartley ...

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

  • Saint Marys [Pleasants County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
    • Saint Marys [Pleasants County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Hartley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,772 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<6>
  • Harrisville [Ritchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
    • Harrisville [Ritchie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hartley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<6>
  • Pennsboro [Ritchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennsboro
    • Pennsboro [Ritchie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hartley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,003 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<6>
  • Belmont [Pleasants County]
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    • Belmont [Pleasants County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hartley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elizabeth [Wirt County]
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Hartley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
    • Ellenboro [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
      • Ellenboro [Ritchie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Hartley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>
    • Cairo [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairo
      • Cairo [Ritchie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Hartley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cairo<6>
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pullman
      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Hartley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Hartley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hartley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Ritchie County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hartley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1395, Longitude: -81.1182       In this case, the coordinates for Hartley 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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