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Sharon, West Virginia
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Welcome to Sharon ...

Sharon is located in Kanawha County.

When the people of Sharon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Sharonite<1>

Sharon is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sharon: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Sharon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sharon and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   E   18 miles [29 km]
Belle   [Map]   1,162   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   N   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sharon ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 55 communities that are also named Sharon - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Sharon. 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 Sharon. 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 Sharon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharon ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Sharon. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Sharon refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Sharon may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sharon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Sharon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sharon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1595, Longitude: -81.4471     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sharon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sharon.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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