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Spruce, West Virginia
(Upshur County)

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spruce.

Communities Also Named Spruce ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Spruce.

Within West Virginia, there is just one other community named Spruce. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 13 communities in the United States and Canada - with 13 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

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California

Placer County

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This community is historic.<1>

Colorado

Douglas County

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Manitoba

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Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Michigan

Alcona County

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Baraga County

Our profile page for Spruce, Baraga County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2>
Although located in Baraga County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Dickinson County

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Minnesota

Saint Louis County

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Missouri

Bates County

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Nevada

Elko County

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This community is historic.

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Pennsylvania

Clinton County

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Huntingdon County

Our profile page for Spruce, Huntingdon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Huntingdon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Indiana County

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Wisconsin

Oconto County

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Spruce, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Spruce could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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