A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Henry, West Virginia
Welcome to Henry ...
The location of Henry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Henry is 2,690 feet [820 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Henry is ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Henry lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Henry: (304) & (681)<4>
Adding Henry 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 Henry 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 Henry elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Henry on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Henry ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Henry: This one is located in Grant County and the other is located in Preston County.
Beyond West Virginia, there are 38 communities that are also named Henry - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Henry.
Communities near Henry ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Henry.
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 Henry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Henry.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Henry. 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 Henry.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Henry. See our Newspapers Page for Henry.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Henry ...
Looking for more information about Henry? 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 Henry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Henry.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Henry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021