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Welcome to Welch Glade ...

Welch Glade is located in Webster County<1>.

Welch Glade is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Welch Glade is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Welch Glade: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Welch Glade ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Welch Glade.

  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
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    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Welch Glade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<5>
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Welch Glade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<5>
  • Addison [Webster County]
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    • Addison [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Welch Glade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 660 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Tioga [Nicholas County]
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    • Craigsville [Nicholas County]
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      • Craigsville [Nicholas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Welch Glade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craigsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craigsville<5>
    • Excelsior [Webster County]
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      • Excelsior [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Welch Glade
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    • Beaver [Nicholas County]
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      • Beaver [Nicholas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Welch Glade
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    • Erbacon [Webster County]
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      • Erbacon [Webster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Welch Glade
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    • Birch River [Nicholas County]
    • Nettie [Nicholas County]

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 Welch Glade. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Welch Glade.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Welch Glade ...

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

Adding Welch Glade to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Welch Glade in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Welch Glade was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Welch Glade on our Genealogy Page.

Communities in West Virginia

About Webster County

About West Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Welch Glade. 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 Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Welch Glade - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Welch Glade) 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 Welch Glade. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Welch GladeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Welch Glade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3973, Longitude: -80.5639    
<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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