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Wharton, West Virginia

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The location of Wharton

Welcome to Wharton ...

Wharton is located in Boone County.

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

Wharton is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wharton: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Wharton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wharton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,137   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Danville   [Map]   629   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Man   [Map]   664   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mitchell Heights   [Map]   286   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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.

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 Wharton. 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 Wharton. 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 Wharton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Wharton - 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' 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wharton 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 Wharton.

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