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Welcome to Seymour ...

Seymour is located in Mineral County<1>.

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

Seymour is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Seymour: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Seymour to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Seymour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Seymour: This one is located in Mineral County and the other is located in Lewis County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 22 communities that are also named Seymour - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Seymour ...

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

  • Cumberland [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland [Allegany County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<6>
  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frostburg
    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<6>
  • Keyser [Mineral County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keyser
    • Keyser [Mineral County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyser<6>
  • Meyersdale [Somerset County]
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    • Meyersdale [Somerset County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,087 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meyersdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meyersdale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westernport [Allegany County]
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      • Westernport [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westernport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westernport<6>
    • Romney [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romney
      • Romney [Hampshire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,680 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Romney<6>
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
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      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,096 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonaconing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<6>
    • Carpendale [Mineral County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpendale
      • Carpendale [Mineral County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpendale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpendale
    • Grantsville [Garrett County]
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      • Grantsville [Garrett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
    • Hyndman [Bedford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyndman
      • Hyndman [Bedford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyndman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyndman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyndman<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seymour ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mineral County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.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 Mineral, 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 Seymour - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Seymour) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seymour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5926, Longitude: -78.8170       In this case, the coordinates for Seymour 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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