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Welcome to Wharton ...

Wharton is located in Boone County<1>.

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

Wharton is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wharton: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Wharton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Wharton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Wharton ...

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

  • Madison [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Wharton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,616 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Logan [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Logan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Wharton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<6>
  • Oceana [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
    • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Wharton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<6>
  • Chapmanville [Logan County]
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    • Chapmanville [Logan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Wharton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,078 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapmanville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapmanville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Man [Logan County]
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      • Man [Logan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Wharton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 619 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Man have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Man
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Man<6>
    • Danville [Boone County]
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      • Danville [Boone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wharton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
    • Whitesville [Boone County]
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      • Whitesville [Boone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Wharton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 416 people
      • Former names for Whitesville:
      • Jarrods Valley
      • Pritchard City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<6>
    • West Logan [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Logan
      • West Logan [Logan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Wharton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Logan<6>
    • Mitchell Heights [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell Heights
      • Mitchell Heights [Logan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Wharton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell Heights
    • Sylvester [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvester
      • Sylvester [Boone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Wharton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 133 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvester<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wharton ...

Looking for more information about Wharton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wharton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wharton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wharton. 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 Boone, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wharton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wharton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wharton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9034, Longitude: -81.6773       In this case, the coordinates for Wharton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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