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Welcome to Rider ...

Rider is located in Harrison County.

Rider is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Rider: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Rider ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rider and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lumberport   [Map]   848   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rider ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Rider - they are located in British Columbia, Iowa, Maryland, Nevada and North Dakota.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rider. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rider. 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 Rider.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rider ...

Looking for more information about Rider? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Rider? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rider, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rider.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rider - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Rider. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rider) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rider. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1726, Longitude: -80.3706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rider have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rider.

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