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Sidney, West Virginia
(Wayne County)

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The location of Sidney

Welcome to Sidney ...

Sidney is located in Wayne County.

The location of Sidney has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Sidney is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Sidney ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   1,778   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   714   N   18 miles [29 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ceredo   [Map]   1,352   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sidney ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 38 communities that are also named Sidney - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (3), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota (2), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sidney. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sidney. 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 Sidney.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sidney ...

Looking for more information about Sidney? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sidney - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sidney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sidney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1570, Longitude: -82.4727     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sidney 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 Sidney.

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