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Lumber, West Virginia

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Welcome to Lumber ...

So far, we have found very little information about Lumber. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Lumber to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Lumber, please Contact Us.

Lumber would have been located within present day Randolph County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Lumber is 2,120 feet [646 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Lumber is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Lumber was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Lumber once stood is in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Lumber ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lumber and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   217   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   257   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lumber.

Communities Also Named Lumber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Lumber - they are located in Arkansas, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lumber. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lumber. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lumber.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lumber:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lumber, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lumber - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lumber) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lumber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9148, Longitude: -79.7740     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lumber have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lumber.

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