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Welcome to Samaria ...

Samaria is located in Marion County<1>.

Samaria is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Samaria: (304) & (681)<3>

Adding Samaria to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Samaria in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Samaria was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Samaria ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
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    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Samaria
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<5>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Samaria
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
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    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Samaria
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,424 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<5>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
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    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Samaria
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,782 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grafton [Taylor County]
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      • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Samaria
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,968 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<5>
    • Westover [Monongalia County]
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      • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Samaria
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,220 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<5>
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
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      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Samaria
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Samaria
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
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      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Samaria
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<5>
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Samaria
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,096 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<5>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Samaria.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Samaria. See our Newspapers 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 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 Samaria, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Samaria.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Samaria - 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 'straight-line' distance. 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.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Samaria. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SamariaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Samaria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4485, Longitude: -80.0574    
<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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