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Mount Nebo, West Virginia
(Preston County)

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Welcome to Mount Nebo ...

Mount Nebo is located in Preston County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Nebo: Mt. Nebo

Mount Nebo is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Mount Nebo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Mount Nebo: This one is located in Preston County and the other is located in Nicholas County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 16 communities that are also named Mount Nebo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas (2), Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (3) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Mount Nebo ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Mount Nebo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<6>
  • Westover [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
    • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Mount Nebo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<6>
  • Masontown [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Masontown
    • Masontown [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Nebo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,277 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<6>
  • Granville [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granville
    • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Mount Nebo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingwood
      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Mount Nebo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<6>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Mount Nebo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Terra Alta [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Alta
      • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Nebo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<6>
    • Point Marion [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Marion
      • Point Marion [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Nebo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Marion<6>
    • Reedsville [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsville
      • Reedsville [Preston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Nebo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reedsville<6>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowlesburg
      • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Mount Nebo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Nebo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Preston County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Nebo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6023, Longitude: -79.7078       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Nebo 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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