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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.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mercers Saltworks is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Mercers Saltworks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<6>
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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mercers Saltworks. 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 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:

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The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


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 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 Mercers Saltworks - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mercers Saltworks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mercers Saltworks. The point we use 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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<6>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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