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Westchester, West Virginia

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The location of Westchester

Welcome to Westchester ...

Westchester is located in Marion County.

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

Westchester is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Westchester ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Westchester and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   1,902   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Westchester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Westchester - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Louisiana, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, South Carolina, Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Westchester. 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 Westchester. 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 Westchester.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westchester ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Marion County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 Westchester - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westchester) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westchester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4726, Longitude: -80.1820     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westchester 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 Westchester.

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