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Manganese, West Virginia

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Welcome to Manganese ...

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

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

Manganese would have been located within present day Wood County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Manganese is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Manganese ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<6>
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Racine (OH)   [Map]   653   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   813   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   827   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hartford City   [Map]   595   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Haven   [Map]   1,499   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Manganese ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Manganese - it's located in Minnesota.

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

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 Manganese. 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 Manganese. 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 Manganese.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Manganese, 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 Manganese - 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 '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- Manganese) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manganese. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1237, Longitude: -81.6596     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Manganese 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 Manganese.

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