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Welcome to Sherwood ...

Sherwood is located in Doddridge County<1>.

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

Sherwood is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Sherwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sherwood 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 Sherwood was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities Also Named Sherwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 54 communities that are also named Sherwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Sherwood ...

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

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
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    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Sherwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,424 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<6>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Sherwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,797 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Stonewood [Harrison County]
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    • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Sherwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,702 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
  • Salem [Harrison County]
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    • Salem [Harrison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Sherwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
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      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Pennsboro [Ritchie County]
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      • Pennsboro [Ritchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,018 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<6>
    • Lumberport [Harrison County]
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      • Lumberport [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberport
    • West Union [Doddridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Union
      • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 787 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<6>
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
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      • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<6>
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 609 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Doddridge County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherwood. 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 Doddridge, 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 Sherwood - 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- Sherwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2795, Longitude: -80.6776       In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood 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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