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The location of Switzer









Welcome to Switzer ...

Switzer is located in Logan County.

The location of Switzer has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Switzer is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Switzer: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Switzer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Switzer and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,137   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   514   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   403   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hedgeview   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Man   [Map]   664   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Switzer ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 6 communities that are also named Switzer - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

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

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 Switzer. 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 Switzer. 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 Switzer.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Switzer ...

Looking for more information about Switzer? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Switzer. 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 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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Switzer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Switzer) 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 Switzer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Switzer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Switzer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7932, Longitude: -81.9876     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Switzer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Switzer.

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