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Monitor, West Virginia
(Monroe County)

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The location of Monitor

Welcome to Monitor ...

Monitor is located in Monroe County.

The location of Monitor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Monitor is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Monitor is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Monitor: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Monitor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Monitor and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Monitor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Monitor: This one is located in Monroe County and the other is located in Logan County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 12 communities that are also named Monitor - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Monitor. 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 Monitor. 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 Monitor.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monitor ...

Looking for more information about Monitor? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monitor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monitor - 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).

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<4>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- Monitor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monitor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6560, Longitude: -80.4903     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Monitor 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 Monitor.

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