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Welcome to Miletus ...

Miletus is located in Doddridge County<1>.

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

Miletus is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Miletus: (304) & (681)<4>

Adding Miletus to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Miletus in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Miletus elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Miletus on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Miletus ...

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

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

Communities near Miletus ...

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

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Miletus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<6>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
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    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Miletus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
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    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Miletus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Shinnston [Harrison County]
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    • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Miletus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
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      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Miletus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Salem [Harrison County]
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      • Salem [Harrison County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Miletus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
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      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Miletus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Lumberport [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberport
      • Lumberport [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Miletus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberport
    • West Union [Doddridge County]
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      • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Miletus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 799 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<6>
    • Anmoore [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anmoore
      • Anmoore [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Miletus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anmoore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anmoore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anmoore<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Miletus ...

Looking for more information about Miletus? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Miletus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Miletus.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Doddridge County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Miletus. 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 Doddridge, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Miletus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Miletus) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miletus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2306, Longitude: -80.5887       In this case, the coordinates for Miletus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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