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Welcome to Mercers Saltworks ...

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

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




Mercers Saltworks would have been located within present day Summers County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mercers Saltworks is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mercers Saltworks would have been located in the (304) and (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near Mercers Saltworks ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mercers Saltworks and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   1,088   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mercers Saltworks. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mercers Saltworks. 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 Mercers Saltworks.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Mercers Saltworks no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Mercers Saltworks, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mercers Saltworks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Mercers Saltworks.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Mercers Saltworks. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mercers Saltworks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mercers Saltworks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4826, Longitude: -80.8784     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mercers Saltworks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mercers Saltworks.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mercers Saltworks.



 
 
 

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