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Peabody, West Virginia
(Wetzel County)

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The location of Peabody

Welcome to Peabody ...

Peabody is located in Wetzel County.

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

Peabody is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Peabody ...

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 Peabody and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,548   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cameron   [Map]   871   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glen Dale   [Map]   1,413   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
McMechen   [Map]   1,775   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Peabody ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 9 communities that are also named Peabody - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ontario, Quebec and Tennessee.

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

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 Peabody. 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 Peabody. 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 Peabody.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peabody ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peabody. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7026, Longitude: -80.7437     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Peabody 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 Peabody.

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