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Orr, West Virginia
(Randolph County)

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The location of Orr

Welcome to Orr ...

Orr is located in Randolph County.

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

Orr is 2,180 feet [664 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Orr is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Orr ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Orr and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Junior   [Map]   487   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Orr ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 17 communities that are also named Orr - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado (2), Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wyoming.

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

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 Orr. 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 Orr. 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 Orr.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orr ...

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

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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 Orr - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Orr) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orr. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9398, Longitude: -80.0537     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orr 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 Orr.

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