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The location of Prichard













Welcome to Prichard ...

Prichard is located in Wayne County.

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

Prichard is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Prichard ...

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 Prichard and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   1,778   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coal Grove (OH)   [Map]   2,099   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Prichard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Prichard - they are located in Alabama, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Prichard. 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 Prichard. 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 Prichard.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prichard ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prichard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2401, Longitude: -82.5985     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Prichard 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 Prichard.

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