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Pierpont, West Virginia
(Wyoming County)

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The location of Pierpont

Welcome to Pierpont ...

Pierpont is located in Wyoming County.

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

Pierpont is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Pierpont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pierpont and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Northfork   [Map]   356   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pierpont ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 6 communities that are also named Pierpont - they are located in Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota and Virginia.

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

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 Pierpont. 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 Pierpont. 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 Pierpont.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierpont ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wyoming County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pierpont. 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 Pierpont - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pierpont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierpont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6282, Longitude: -81.3912     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pierpont 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 Pierpont.

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