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Welcome to Shawver ...

Shawver is primarily located in Fayette County. A portion of Shawver extends into Greenbrier County.

Shawver is 3,000 feet [914 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Shawver is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Shawver: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Shawver ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Shawver and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   E   18 miles [29 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   W   5 miles [8 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Shawver. 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 Shawver. 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 Shawver.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shawver ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shawver. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8868, Longitude: -80.7656     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shawver 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 Shawver.

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