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Simpson, West Virginia

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The location of Simpson

Welcome to Simpson ...

Simpson is located in Taylor County.

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

Simpson is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Simpson: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Simpson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Simpson and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Belington   [Map]   1,864   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Simpson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Simpson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Colorado (3), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Carolina (3), Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Simpson. 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 Simpson. 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 Simpson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Simpson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Taylor County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Simpson. 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 Simpson - 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Simpson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simpson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2668, Longitude: -80.0934     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Simpson 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 Simpson.

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