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The location of West End









Welcome to West End ...

West End is located in Preston County.

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

West End is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for West End: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near West End ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from West End and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Masontown   [Map]   544   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Newburg   [Map]   319   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named West End ...

While we believe that this West End is located in Preston County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named West End. Those communities are located in the following counties: Marion and Mingo County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 51 communities that are also named West End - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey (3), New York (3), North Carolina, Pennsylvania (5), Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2), Texas (2) and Virginia (6).

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

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 West End. 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 West End. 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 West End.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West End ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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- West End) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West End. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3904, Longitude: -79.7709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West End have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West End.

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