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Welcome to Pierce ...

Pierce is located in Tucker County<1>.

Pierce is 3,000 feet [914 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Pierce is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Pierce: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Pierce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Pierce - they are located in Alabama (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Pierce ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pierce.

  • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake Park
    • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Pierce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Park
  • Oakland [Garrett County]
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    • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Pierce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Terra Alta [Preston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Alta
    • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Pierce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<6>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
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    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Pierce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Davis [Tucker County]
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      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Pierce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 642 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<6>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
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      • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Pierce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<6>
    • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Lynn Heights
      • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Pierce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Lynn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Lynn Heights
    • Deer Park [Garrett County]
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      • Deer Park [Garrett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Pierce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Park<6>
    • Tunnelton [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunnelton
      • Tunnelton [Preston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Pierce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunnelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunnelton<6>
    • Bayard [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayard
      • Bayard [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Pierce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayard have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayard

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pierce. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pierce.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pierce. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pierce.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pierce. See our Newspapers Page for Pierce.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierce ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Tucker County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pierce. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Tucker, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pierce - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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- Pierce) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pierce. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PierceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1740, Longitude: -79.5100    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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