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Piedmont, West Virginia
(Mercer County)

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Welcome to Piedmont ...

Piedmont is located in Mercer County.

Piedmont is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Piedmont is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Piedmont: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Piedmont ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Piedmont and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   362   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Piedmont ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 35 communities that are also named Piedmont - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (4), Washington and Wyoming.

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

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 Piedmont. 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 Piedmont. 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 Piedmont.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Piedmont ...

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

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Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Mercer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Piedmont - 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Piedmont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Piedmont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piedmont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4507, Longitude: -81.2637     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Piedmont 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 Piedmont.

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