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Welcome to Kieffer ...

Kieffer is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

Kieffer is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Kieffer is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Kieffer: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Kieffer to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kieffer 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 Kieffer was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities near Kieffer ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Kieffer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<5>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Kieffer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<5>
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Kieffer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<5>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
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    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Kieffer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Kieffer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<5>
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Kieffer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<5>
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Kieffer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<5>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Kieffer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
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      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Kieffer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
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    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Kieffer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kieffer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kieffer. 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 Greenbrier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kieffer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kieffer) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kieffer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KiefferOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kieffer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9403, Longitude: -80.6088    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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