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Welcome to Moyers ...

Moyers is located in Pendleton County<1>.

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

Moyers is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Moyers is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Adding Moyers to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Moyers in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Moyers elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Moyers on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Moyers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Moyers - they are located in Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Moyers ...

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

  • Franklin [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Pendleton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Moyers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Monterey [Highland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
    • Monterey [Highland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Moyers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<6>
  • Harper [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harper
    • Harper [Pendleton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Moyers
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harper
  • Propstburg [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Propstburg
    • Propstburg [Pendleton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Moyers
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Propstburg
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Possum Trot [Highland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Trot
      • Possum Trot [Highland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Moyers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Trot
    • Brandywine [Pendleton County]
    • Circleville [Pendleton County]
    • McDowell [Highland County]
    • Briery Branch [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briery Branch
      • Briery Branch [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Moyers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briery Branch
    • Stokesville [Augusta County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesville
      • Stokesville [Augusta County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Moyers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moyers ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Pendleton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moyers. 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 Pendleton, 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 Moyers - 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- Moyers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moyers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5160, Longitude: -79.3623       In this case, the coordinates for Moyers 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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