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Spruce, West Virginia
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The location of Spruce

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Welcome to Spruce ...

Spruce is located in Pocahontas County.

Spruce is 3,860 feet [1,177 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Spruce is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Spruce: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Spruce ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Spruce and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cass   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Durbin   [Map]   287   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   218   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Spruce ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 14 communities that are also named Spruce - they are located in California, Colorado, Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Pennsylvania (3) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Spruce. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spruce. 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 Spruce.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spruce ...

Looking for more information about Spruce? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Spruce? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Spruce, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Spruce.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Spruce. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Pocahontas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spruce - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Spruce.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Spruce. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spruce) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4568, Longitude: -79.9559     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spruce have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spruce.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Spruce.