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Welcome to Rorer ...

Rorer is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

The location of Rorer has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Rorer is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rorer: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Rorer to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rorer 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 Rorer was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities near Rorer ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Rorer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Rorer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<6>
  • Marlinton [Pocahontas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlinton
    • Marlinton [Pocahontas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Rorer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marlinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
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      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Rorer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Rorer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
    • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
      • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Rorer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek
    • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
      • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Rorer
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    • Frankford [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Rorer
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    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unus
      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Rorer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unus

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 Rorer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rorer.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rorer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rorer. 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 Greenbrier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rorer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rorer) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rorer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0251, Longitude: -80.2770       In this case, the coordinates for Rorer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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