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Welcome to Terry ...

Terry is located in Raleigh County<1>.

Terry is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Terry: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Terry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Terry - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Terry ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Terry.

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Terry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<5>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Terry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,028 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<5>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
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    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Terry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<5>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Terry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,321 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Terry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<5>
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Terry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<5>
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
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      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Terry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<5>
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
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      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Terry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Terry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,219 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<5>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Terry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Terry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Terry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Terry. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Terry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Terry. See our Newspapers Page for Terry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Terry ...

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

Adding Terry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Terry in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Terry was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Terry on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Raleigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Terry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Terry) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Terry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TerryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Terry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8610, Longitude: -81.0981    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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