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Welcome to Sago ...

Sago is located in Upshur County<1>.

Sago is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Sago ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Sago - they are located in Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Sago ...

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

  • Buckhannon (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
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    • Buckhannon lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Sago and is located in Upshur County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<5>
  • Weston (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
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    • Weston lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Sago and is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,797 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<5>
  • Philippi (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Philippi lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Sago and is located in Barbour County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<5>
  • Belington (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
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    • Belington lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Sago and is located in Barbour County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,898 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<5>
  • Mill Creek (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • Mill Creek lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Sago and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
  • Beverly (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Beverly lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Sago and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<5>
  • Junior (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
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    • Junior lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Sago and is located in Barbour County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
  • Lost Creek (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
    • Lost Creek lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Sago and is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 462 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
  • Jane Lew (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jane Lew
    • Jane Lew lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Sago and is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jane Lew
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jane Lew<5>
  • Womelsdorf (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
    • Womelsdorf lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Sago and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sago ...

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

Adding Sago to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sago 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 Sago was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sago on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Sago

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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 Upshur, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sago - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Sago) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sago. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SagoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sago. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9144, Longitude: -80.2300    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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