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Welcome to Procious ...

Procious is located in Clay County<1>.

Procious is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Procious: (304) & (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Procious: 25164<4>

Communities near Procious ...

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

  • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
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    • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Procious
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,098 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
  • Clay [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
    • Clay [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Procious
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<6>
  • Elkhurst [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhurst
    • Elkhurst [Clay County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Procious
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhurst
  • Valley Fork [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Fork
    • Valley Fork [Clay County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Procious
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Fork
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hartland [Clay County]
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      • Hartland [Clay County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Procious
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartland
    • Falling Rock [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Rock
      • Falling Rock [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Procious
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Rock
    • Mudfork [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudfork
      • Mudfork [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Procious
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mudfork
    • Three Mile [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Mile
      • Three Mile [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Procious
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Mile
    • Youngs Bottom [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngs Bottom
      • Youngs Bottom [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Procious
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    • Harrison [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Procious
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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 Procious. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Procious.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Procious. 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 Procious.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Procious ...

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

Adding Procious to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Procious in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Procious was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Procious on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Procious on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Clay County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Procious. 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 Clay, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Procious - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Procious). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Procious or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Procious) 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 Procious. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ProciousOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Procious. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4961, Longitude: -81.2079    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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