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Prosperity, West Virginia

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The location of Prosperity

Welcome to Prosperity ...

Prosperity is located in Raleigh County.

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

Prosperity is 2,460 feet [750 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Prosperity is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Prosperity: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Prosperity ...

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 if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   E   18 miles [29 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Prosperity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Prosperity - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Tennessee (3).

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

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 Prosperity. 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 Prosperity. 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 Prosperity.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prosperity ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Prosperity - 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 '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- Prosperity) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Prosperity. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prosperity

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prosperity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8365, Longitude: -81.2018     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Prosperity 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 Prosperity.

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