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Welcome to Windy ...

Windy is located in Wirt County<1>.

Windy is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Adding Windy to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Windy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Windy elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Windy on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Windy on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Windy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Windy - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, Kentucky and Virginia.

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

Communities near Windy ...

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

  • Parkersburg [Wood County]
  • Vienna [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vienna
    • Vienna [Wood County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Windy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<5>
  • Belpre [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belpre
    • Belpre [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Windy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,386 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belpre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belpre<5>
  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenswood
    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Windy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,643 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ripley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Windy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
    • Spencer [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Roane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Windy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<5>
    • Elizabeth [Wirt County]
    • North Hills [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hills
      • North Hills [Wood County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Windy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 774 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hills
    • Coolville [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coolville
      • Coolville [Athens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Windy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 494 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coolville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coolville<5>
    • Reedy [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
      • Reedy [Roane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Windy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Windy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Wirt County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Windy. 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 Wirt, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Windy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Windy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Windy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Windy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0282, Longitude: -81.5282    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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