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Welcome to Vernon ...

Vernon is located in Braxton County.

Vernon is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Vernon: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Vernon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Vernon ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 49 communities that are also named Vernon - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Nevada, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vernon. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vernon. 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 Vernon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vernon ...

Looking for more information about Vernon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Vernon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Vernon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vernon.

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

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Vernon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vernon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7112, Longitude: -80.4943     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vernon.

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