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Sutherland, West Virginia

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Welcome to Sutherland ...

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

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

Sutherland would have been located within present day Preston County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sutherland is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Sutherland once stood is in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Sutherland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<6>
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   E   18 miles [29 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   1,117   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sutherland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Sutherland - they are located in Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Sutherland. 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 Sutherland. 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 Sutherland.

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

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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 Sutherland, 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 Sutherland - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sutherland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sutherland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5037, Longitude: -79.7106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sutherland 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 Sutherland.

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