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Paw Paw, West Virginia
(Marion County)

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The location of Paw Paw

Welcome to Paw Paw ...

Paw Paw is located in Marion County.

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

Paw Paw is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Paw Paw ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Paw Paw ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 7 communities that are also named Paw Paw - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri and Oklahoma.

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

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 Paw Paw. 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 Paw Paw. 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 Paw Paw.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paw Paw ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Paw Paw - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paw Paw) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paw Paw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5487, Longitude: -80.1531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paw Paw 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 Paw Paw.

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