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Ruth, West Virginia
Welcome to Ruth ...
The location of Ruth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Ruth is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ruth lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Ruth: (304) & (681)<4>
Adding Ruth to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ruth 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 Ruth was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ruth on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ruth ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Ruth: This one is located in Kanawha County and the other is located in Mercer County.
Beyond West Virginia, there are 26 communities that are also named Ruth - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ruth.
Communities near Ruth ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ruth.
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 Ruth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ruth.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ruth. 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 Ruth.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ruth. See our Newspapers Page for Ruth.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruth ...
Looking for more information about Ruth? 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 Ruth, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ruth.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ruth. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Sep 2021