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Welcome to Milroy ...

Milroy is located in Braxton County<1>.

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

Milroy is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Milroy: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Milroy 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 Milroy 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 Milroy elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Milroy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Milroy - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Dakota and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Milroy ...

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

  • Sutton [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Milroy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<6>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Milroy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<6>
  • Addison [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
    • Addison [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Milroy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Milroy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Milroy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<6>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Milroy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Cleveland [Webster County]
    • Napier [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napier
      • Napier [Braxton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Milroy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napier
    • Heaters [Braxton County]
    • Big Run [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Run
      • Big Run [Webster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Milroy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big 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 Milroy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milroy.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milroy ...

Looking for more information about Milroy? 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 Milroy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Milroy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Braxton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milroy. 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 Braxton, 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 Milroy - 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- Milroy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milroy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7270, Longitude: -80.5006       In this case, the coordinates for Milroy 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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