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Welcome to Morning Star ...

Morning Star is located in Roane County<1>.

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

Morning Star is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Morning Star: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Morning Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Morning Star - they are located in Arkansas (5), Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia.

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

Communities near Morning Star ...

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

  • Ripley [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Morning Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Morning Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Morning Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Kentuck [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
    • Kentuck [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Morning Star
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentuck
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cicerone [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicerone
      • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicerone
    • Roxalana [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxalana
      • Roxalana [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxalana
    • Peewee [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peewee
      • Peewee [Wirt County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peewee
    • Island Branch [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Branch
      • Island Branch [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Branch
    • Odaville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odaville
      • Odaville [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odaville
    • Romance [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romance
      • Romance [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romance

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morning Star ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morning Star. 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 Roane, 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 Morning Star - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Morning Star) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morning Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7748, Longitude: -81.4554       In this case, the coordinates for Morning Star 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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