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Welcome to Medley ...

Medley is located in Grant County<1>.

Medley is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Medley: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Medley: 26710<4>

Communities Also Named Medley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Medley - they are located in Alberta, Florida, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Medley ...

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

  • Keyser
  • Petersburg
  • Moorefield
  • Romney
  • Kitzmiller
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kitzmiller
    • Kitzmiller lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Medley.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kitzmiller have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kitzmiller
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kitzmiller<6>
  • Bayard
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayard
    • Bayard lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Medley.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayard have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayard
  • Elk Garden
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Garden
    • Elk Garden lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Medley.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Garden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Garden<6>
  • Greenland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenland
    • Greenland lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Medley.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenland
  • Arthur
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arthur
    • Arthur lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Medley.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arthur
  • Fort Run
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Run
    • Fort Run lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Medley.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Run

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medley ...

Looking for more information about Medley? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Medley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Medley.

Adding Medley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Medley 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 Medley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Medley. 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 Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Medley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Medley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Medley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Medley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Medley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MedleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Medley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1762, Longitude: -79.0576    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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