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Westerman, West Virginia

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Welcome to Westerman ...

So far, we have found very little information about Westerman. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Westerman to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Westerman, please Contact Us.

Westerman would have been located within present day Taylor County.

The location of Westerman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Westerman is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Westerman was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Westerman still existed, it would have been in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Westerman ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Westerman and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Westerman. 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 Westerman. 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 Westerman.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Westerman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westerman - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Westerman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westerman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3559, Longitude: -79.9331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westerman 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 Westerman.

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