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Welcome to Pierce ...

Pierce is located in Tucker County.

Pierce is 3,000 feet [914 m] above sea level.<1> 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

Area codes for Pierce: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Pierce ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pierce and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Deer Park (MD)   [Map]   369   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bayard   [Map]   269   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Davis   [Map]   644   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

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.

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 Pierce. 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 Pierce. 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 Pierce.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierce. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1737, Longitude: -79.5103     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pierce 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 Pierce.

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