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Welcome to Samaria ...

Samaria is located in Marion County.

Samaria is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Samaria: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Samaria ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Samaria and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Samaria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Samaria - they are located in Alabama, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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

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 Samaria. 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 Samaria. 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 Samaria.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Samaria ...

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

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Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Marion County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Samaria - 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Samaria. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Samaria) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Samaria. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4484, Longitude: -80.0576     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Samaria 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 Samaria.

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