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White, West Virginia
(Randolph County)

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The location of White

Welcome to White ...

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

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

White would have been located within present day Randolph County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for White is 3,120 feet [951 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of White is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities near White ...

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 White and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Beverly   [Map]   675   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brushy Run   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin   [Map]   652   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named White ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named White: This one is located in Randolph County and the other is located in Preston County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 28 communities that are also named White - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia (2), Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan (3), Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah and Washington.

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

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 White. 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 White. 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 White.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 White, 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 White - 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 from Point A (ie- White) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7654, Longitude: -79.5792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White 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 White.

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