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Welcome to Selbyville ...

Selbyville is located in Upshur County<1>.

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

Selbyville is 1,880 feet [573 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Selbyville: (304) & (681)<4>

Adding Selbyville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Selbyville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Selbyville - it's located in Delaware.

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

Communities near Selbyville ...

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

  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhannon
    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
  • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
  • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huttonsville
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huttonsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Goshen [Upshur County]
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      • Goshen [Upshur County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Selbyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
    • Wilsontown [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsontown
      • Wilsontown [Upshur County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Selbyville
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    • Cleveland [Webster County]
    • Queens [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queens
      • Queens [Upshur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Selbyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queens
    • Rock Cave [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Cave
      • Rock Cave [Upshur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Selbyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Cave
    • Hoover Town [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover Town
      • Hoover Town [Upshur County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Selbyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Selbyville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Selbyville. 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 Upshur, 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 Selbyville - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Selbyville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selbyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7540, Longitude: -80.2365       In this case, the coordinates for Selbyville 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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