A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Higby, West Virginia
Welcome to Higby ...
So far, we have found very little information about Higby. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Higby to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Higby, please Contact Us.
The location of Higby has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Higby is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Higby was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Higby would have been located in the (304) & (681)<5> area codes.
Adding Higby 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 Higby in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Higby 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 Higby on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Higby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Higby - they are located in California, Colorado and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Higby.
Communities near Higby ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Higby.
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 Higby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Higby.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Higby. 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 Higby.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Higby. See our Newspapers Page for Higby.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021