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The location of Orricks Ferry









Welcome to Orricks Ferry ...

Orricks Ferry is located in Morgan County.

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

Orricks Ferry is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Orricks Ferry: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Orricks Ferry ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clear Spring (MD)   [Map]   359   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
McConnellsburg (PA)   [Map]   1,039   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Mercersburg (PA)   [Map]   1,553   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bath   [Map]   602   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

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 Orricks Ferry. 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 Orricks Ferry. 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 Orricks Ferry.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orricks Ferry ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Morgan County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orricks Ferry. 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>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 Orricks Ferry - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Orricks Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orricks Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6959, Longitude: -78.1722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orricks Ferry 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 Orricks Ferry.

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