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Prospect Valley, West Virginia

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The location of Prospect Valley

Welcome to Prospect Valley ...

Prospect Valley is located in Harrison County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Prospect Valley: Prospect Vly. (or less commonly used: Prospect Vally. or Prospect Vlly.)

Prospect Valley is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Prospect Valley ...

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 Prospect Valley and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Prospect Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Prospect Valley - they are located in Colorado (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Prospect Valley. 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 Prospect Valley. 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 Prospect Valley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prospect Valley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Prospect Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Harrison County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Prospect Valley - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Prospect Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prospect Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4004, Longitude: -80.3420     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Prospect Valley 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 Prospect Valley.

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