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Welcome to Mount Moriah ...

Mount Moriah is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Moriah: Mt. Moriah

Mount Moriah is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Mount Moriah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Mount Moriah - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (3), Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee (4).

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

Communities near Mount Moriah ...

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

  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
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    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Mount Moriah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,643 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<6>
  • Ripley [Jackson County]
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    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Moriah
    • 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>
  • Winfield [Putnam County]
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    • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Mount Moriah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<6>
  • Eleanor [Putnam County]
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    • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Moriah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Haven [Mason County]
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      • New Haven [Mason County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Moriah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,464 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<6>
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
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      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Moriah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
    • Syracuse [Meigs County]
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      • Syracuse [Meigs County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Moriah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<6>
    • Racine [Meigs County]
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      • Racine [Meigs County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Moriah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Racine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Racine<6>
    • Hartford City [Mason County]
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      • Hartford City [Mason County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Moriah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
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      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Mount Moriah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Moriah ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Jackson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Moriah. 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 Jackson, 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 Mount Moriah - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Moriah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Moriah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7865, Longitude: -81.7657       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Moriah 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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