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Welcome to Modoc ...

Modoc is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

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

Modoc is 2,280 feet [695 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Modoc is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities Also Named Modoc ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Modoc - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Modoc ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Modoc
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Modoc
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<6>
  • Marlinton [Pocahontas County]
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    • Marlinton [Pocahontas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Modoc
    • Estimated population in 2019: 961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marlinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Modoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<6>
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
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      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Modoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
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    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
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      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Modoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County]
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      • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Modoc
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    • Frankford [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Modoc
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    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
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      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Modoc
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unus

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Modoc ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Modoc. 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 Greenbrier, 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 Modoc - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Modoc) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Modoc. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0243, Longitude: -80.3451       In this case, the coordinates for Modoc 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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