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Welcome to Sprague ...

Sprague is located in Raleigh County<1>.

Sprague is 2,360 feet [719 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Sprague is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Sprague: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Sprague ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sprague - they are located in Alabama, Manitoba, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Washington and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Sprague ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Sprague
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
  • Hinton [Summers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinton
    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Sprague
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullens
    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Sprague
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<6>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
    • Rhodell [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhodell
      • Rhodell [Raleigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhodell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodell
    • Pax [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pax
      • Pax [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 152 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pax have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pax

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sprague ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sprague. 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 Raleigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sprague - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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- Sprague) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sprague. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sprague

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprague. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7935, Longitude: -81.1839    
<5>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.
<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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