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Welcome to Shryock ...

Shryock is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

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

Shryock is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Shryock to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities near Shryock ...

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

  • Covington [Covington City]
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    • Covington [Covington City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Shryock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Shryock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Shryock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<6>
  • Marlinton [Pocahontas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlinton
    • Marlinton [Pocahontas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Shryock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marlinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
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      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Shryock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Shryock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
    • Wild Meadow [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wild Meadow
      • Wild Meadow [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Shryock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wild Meadow
    • Greenwood [Bath County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Bath County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Shryock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
      • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Shryock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
    • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
      • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Shryock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shryock ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shryock. 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 Greenbrier, 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 Shryock - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Shryock) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shryock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9548, Longitude: -80.1503       In this case, the coordinates for Shryock 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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