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Victor, West Virginia
(Fayette County)

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The location of Victor

Welcome to Victor ...

Victor is located in Fayette County.

The location of Victor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Victor refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Victorian<2>

Victor is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Victor: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Victor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Victor and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   S   5 miles [8 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Handley   [Map]   325   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Victor ...

While we believe that this Victor is located in Fayette County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Victor. Those communities are located in the following counties: Kanawha and Wood County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 35 communities that are also named Victor - they are located in Arkansas (2), California (3), Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota (2), Texas (2), Utah and Washington (2).

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

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 Victor. 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 Victor. 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 Victor.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Victor ...

Looking for more information about Victor? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Victor refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Victor may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Victor - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Victor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Victor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1326, Longitude: -81.0765     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Victor 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 Victor.

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