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(Barbour County)

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Welcome to Valley Bend ...

Valley Bend is located in Barbour County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Valley Bend: Valley Bnd.

Valley Bend is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Valley Bend ...

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

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

Communities near Valley Bend ...

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

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
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    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Valley Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<5>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Valley Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<5>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Valley Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<5>
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
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    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Valley Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belington [Barbour County]
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      • Belington [Barbour County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Valley Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<5>
    • Parsons [Tucker County]
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      • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Valley Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,391 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<5>
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Valley Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<5>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
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      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Valley Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Flemington [Taylor County]
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      • Flemington [Taylor County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Valley Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 306 people
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    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
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      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Valley Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Valley Bend. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valley Bend.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Valley Bend. 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 Valley Bend.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valley Bend ...

Looking for more information about Valley Bend? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Valley Bend, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Valley Bend.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Valley Bend. 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 Barbour, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valley Bend - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Valley Bend) 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 Valley Bend. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valley Bend

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley Bend. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0618, Longitude: -79.9711    
<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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