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Mountain Dale, West Virginia

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The location of Mountain Dale

Welcome to Mountain Dale ...

Mountain Dale is located in Preston County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Dale: Mtn. Dale

Mountain Dale is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Mountain Dale is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Mountain Dale: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Mountain Dale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Friendsville (MD)   [Map]   475   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grantsville (MD)   [Map]   875   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Confluence (PA)   [Map]   736   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mountain Dale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Mountain Dale - they are located in Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

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 Mountain Dale. 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 Mountain Dale. 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 Mountain Dale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Dale ...

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

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 Mountain Dale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Mountain Dale - 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 '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- Mountain Dale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Dale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6173, Longitude: -79.5142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Dale 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 Mountain Dale.

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