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Welcome to Oral Lake ...

Oral Lake is located in Harrison County.

A typical abbreviation for Oral Lake: Oral Lk.

Oral Lake is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Oral Lake: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Oral Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   N   18 miles [29 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oral Lake. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oral Lake. 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 Oral Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oral Lake:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oral Lake ...

Looking for more information about Oral Lake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Oral Lake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oral Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oral Lake.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oral Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oral Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Oral Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oral Lake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oral Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2754, Longitude: -80.2156     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oral Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oral Lake.

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