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The location of Proctor









Welcome to Proctor ...

Proctor is located in Wetzel County.

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

Proctor is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Proctor: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Proctor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,548   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   N   18 miles [29 km]
Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   2,261   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cameron   [Map]   871   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glen Dale   [Map]   1,413   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
McMechen   [Map]   1,775   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Proctor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Proctor - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont and Washington.

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

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 Proctor. 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 Proctor. 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 Proctor.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Proctor ...

Looking for more information about Proctor? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Proctor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Proctor.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Proctor. 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 Proctor - 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 from Point A (ie- Proctor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Proctor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7117, Longitude: -80.8237     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Proctor 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 Proctor.

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