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Towson, West Virginia
Welcome to Towson ...
So far, we have found very little information about Towson. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Towson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Towson, please Contact Us.
Towson would have been located within present day Preston County.
The location of Towson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Towson is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: The area where Towson was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Towson still existed, it would have been in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.
Communities near Towson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Towson and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Towson.
Communities Also Named Towson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Towson - they are located in Maryland and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Towson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Towson:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019