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(Randolph County)

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Welcome to Wymer ...

Wymer is located in Randolph County<1>.

Wymer is 3,170 feet [966 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Wymer is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Wymer: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities Also Named Wymer ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Wymer - they are located in Kansas and Washington.

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

Communities near Wymer ...

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

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Wymer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,908 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<5>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belington
    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Wymer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,898 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<5>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
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    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Wymer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<5>
  • Beverly [Randolph County]
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    • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Wymer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Davis [Tucker County]
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      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Wymer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 642 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<5>
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
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      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Wymer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<5>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
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      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Wymer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
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      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Wymer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendricks
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Wymer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hambleton
      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Wymer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hambleton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wymer ...

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

Adding Wymer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wymer was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Mentions & References for Wymer

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wymer. 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 Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wymer - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wymer) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wymer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WymerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wymer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8934, Longitude: -79.6183    
<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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