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Trowbridge, West Virginia

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Welcome to Trowbridge ...

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

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

Trowbridge would have been located within present day Preston County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Trowbridge is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Trowbridge would have been located in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Trowbridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<6>
Deer Park (MD)   [Map]   369   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   18 miles [29 km]
Masontown   [Map]   544   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Trowbridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Trowbridge - they are located in California, Illinois, Michigan (2), Ohio, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Trowbridge. 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 Trowbridge. 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 Trowbridge.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Preston County

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 Trowbridge, 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 Trowbridge - 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- Trowbridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trowbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4287, Longitude: -79.6853     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trowbridge 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 Trowbridge.

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