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Standingstone, West Virginia

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Welcome to Standingstone ...

So far, we have found very little information about Standingstone. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Standingstone to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Standingstone, please Contact Us.

Standingstone would have been located within present day Wirt County.

The location of Standingstone has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Standingstone is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Standingstone was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Standingstone still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Standingstone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Standingstone and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cairo   [Map]   262   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Freeport   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   531   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Greencastle   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Standingstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Standingstone - it's located in Tennessee.

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

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 Standingstone. 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 Standingstone. 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 Standingstone.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Standingstone, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Standingstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Standingstone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Standingstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0748, Longitude: -81.3829     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Standingstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Standingstone.

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