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Holly Grove, West Virginia
(Upshur County)

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Welcome to Holly Grove ...

Holly Grove is located in Upshur County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Holly Grove: Holly Grv.

Holly Grove is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Holly Grove: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Holly Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Holly Grove - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina (3), Tennessee (3), Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Holly Grove ...

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

  • Buckhannon (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
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    • Buckhannon lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Holly Grove and is located in Upshur County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Weston (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Weston lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Holly Grove and is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,797 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Mill Creek (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
    • Mill Creek lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Holly Grove and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
  • Womelsdorf (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
    • Womelsdorf lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Holly Grove and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
  • Huttonsville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huttonsville
    • Huttonsville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Holly Grove and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<6>
  • Alton (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
    • Alton lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Holly Grove and is located in Upshur County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
  • Beans Mill (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beans Mill
    • Beans Mill lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Holly Grove and is located in Upshur County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beans Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beans Mill
  • Hoover Town (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover Town
    • Hoover Town lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Holly Grove and is located in Upshur County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Town
  • Frenchton (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchton
    • Frenchton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Holly Grove and is located in Upshur County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchton
  • Goshen (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
    • Goshen lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Holly Grove and is located in Upshur County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holly Grove ...

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

Adding Holly Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Holly Grove in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Holly Grove was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Holly Grove on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Holly Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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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 Upshur, 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 Holly Grove - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Holly Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holly Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8020, Longitude: -80.2895       In this case, the coordinates for Holly Grove 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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