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Union is a small town located in Monroe County in extreme northeastern West Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 548 residents. Union got its name in the frontier days when the site of the town as a rendezvous for troops during the Indian Wars. It was originally settled my James Alexander in 1774 and chartered in 1799. Located east of the town of Union is Rehoboth Church, which is the oldest Methodist church in the state of West Virginia. Union is part of Monroe County, which is largely rural and an agricultural area with a sparse population, no four-lane highways or fast food restaurants. It's definitely a place to relax and get away from it all, with access to the Appalachian Trail, Jefferson National Forest, Moncove Lake State Park and the Hanging Rock Observatory at Peters Mountain. Here, winding byways travel through gently rolling hills and farmland, picturesque valleys, creeks and rivers, all nestled along the lofty ridges of the great Appalachian Mountains. Other attractions near Union include caves to explore, covered bridges, old grist mills and train stations, orchards and farms and mineral spring resorts.

Surrounding areas: Five Forks, West Virginia (7.3 mi), Buckhannon, West Virginia (12.7 mi), Elkins, West Virginia (15.6 mi), Grafton, West Virginia (16.7 mi), Roanoke, West Virginia (27.0 mi), Fairmont, West Virginia (27.2 mi), Aurora, West Virginia (30.2 mi)

Union Vacation Rentals

Union Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Super 8 Motel PhilippiPhilippi, WV3.6 mi.(304) 457-5888
Super 8 MotelPhilippi, WV3.6 mi.(304) 457-5888
Mid Town Motel300 Crim AveBelington, WV7.9 mi.(304) 823-2330
Colonial Hotel (front Unit)24 N Kanawha StBuckhannon, WV12.6 mi.(304) 472-3000
Hampton Inn Buckhannon1 Commerce BlvdBuckhannon, WV12.7 mi.(304) 473-0900
Days Inn (randolph Center)1200 Harrison AveElkins, WV15.1 mi.(304) 636-8948
Best Western Of ElkinsRt 250/219 SElkins, WV15.8 mi.(304) 636-7711
Econo LodgeElkins, WV15.8 mi.(304) 636-5311
Elkins Super 8 Motel350 Beverly ParkElkins, WV15.8 mi.(304) 636-6500
Graceland Inn & Conference CTR100 Campus DrElkins, WV15.8 mi.(800) 624-3157
Holiday Inn Express-Elins50 Martin StElkins, WV15.8 mi.(304) 630-2266
Tygart Lake State Park LodgeRt 1 Box 260Grafton, WV16.7 mi.(304) 265-6144
Microtel Inn And Suites201 Conference Center WayBridgeport, WV17.4 mi.(304) 808-2000
Wingate Inn350 Conference Center WayBridgeport, WV17.4 mi.(304) 808-1000
Knights Inn1235 W Main StBridgeport, WV17.8 mi.(304) 842-7115
Ramada Inn250 Emily DrClarksburg, WV17.9 mi.(304) 623-2600
Days Inn Clarksburg112 Tolley StBridgeport, WV18.0 mi.(304) 842-7371
Sleep Inn115 Tolley DrBridgeport, WV18.0 mi.(304) 842-1919
Holiday Inn100 Lodgeville RdBridgeport, WV18.1 mi.(304) 842-5411
Tucker Country InnParsons, WV19.2 mi.(304) 478-2100
Super 8 Motel-bridgeport168 Barnett Run RdBridgeport, WV19.3 mi.(304) 842-7381
Wilderness PlantationJane Lew, WV19.8 mi.(304) 884-7806
Town House West - New SectionClarksburg, WV20.6 mi.(304) 623-3716
Comfort InnEx 99 Of I-79 Rt 33Weston, WV23.4 mi.(304) 269-7000
Super 8 Motel12 Market PLWeston, WV23.4 mi.(304) 269-1086
Weston Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites215 Staunton DrWeston, WV23.4 mi.(304) 269-3550
Weston Motor InnWeston, WV23.4 mi.(304) 269-1975
Red Roof Inn Fairmont50 Middletown RdFairmont, WV23.9 mi.(304) 366-6800
Days Inn228 Middletown RdFairmont, WV24.1 mi.(304) 366-5995
Comfort Inn1185 Airport RdFairmont, WV24.8 mi.(304) 367-1370
Valley View MotelMillcreek, WV25.2 mi.(304) 335-6226
Holiday Inn Fairmont930 E Grafton RdFairmont, WV26.1 mi.(304) 366-5500
Stonewall Jackson Lake Lodge149 State Park TrailRoanoke, WV27.0 mi.(304) 269-7400
Fairfield Inn & Suites27 Southland DrFairmont, WV27.2 mi.(304) 367-9150
Super 8 Motel2208 Pleasant Vly RdFairmont, WV27.2 mi.(304) 363-1488

Union Weather & Climate

Northern West Virginia has a four-season climate classified as humid continental. July is the average warmest month, with an average high temperature of 85. The average coolest month is January with an average low temperature of 21. Snowfall can occur anytime from late November to mid-April, with the most amounts falling during January and February. However, it is rare for a major snowstorm to hit this area. Rainfall is spread out fairly evenly over the entire year. Thunderstorms are frequent during the late spring and throughout the summer, and occasionally can be quite violent. Tornadoes are very rare in the state of West Virginia. The driest period tends to be during the autumn months of September and October. Spring is the most unpredictable season. It's not unusual in the springtime for a warm, sunny day to be followed immediately by a chilly, rainy day.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 38°F 18°F 3.97 in. -
February 41°F 19°F 3.53 in. -
March 51°F 26°F 4.31 in. -
April 61°F 34°F 4.01 in. -
May 70°F 44°F 4.99 in. -
June 78°F 53°F 4.76 in. -
July 81°F 58°F 5.10 in. -
August 80°F 57°F 4.15 in. -
September 74°F 50°F 4.04 in. -
October 63°F 37°F 3.14 in. -
November 52°F 29°F 3.85 in. -
December 42°F 22°F 3.97 in. -

Union Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Harrison Marion Regional airport (CKB) located about 16 miles northwest of Union in Clarksburg, West Virginia, Morgantown Municipal Walter L Bill Hart Field (MGW) located approximately 38 miles north of Union in Morgantown, West Virginia, the Grant County airport (W99) located roughly 48 miles east of Union in Petersburg, West Virginia, and finally the Washington County airport (AFJ) located around 72 miles north of Union in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Union Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Kennywood ParkWest MifflinPA87.8 mi.
Idlewild ParkLigonierPA89.7 mi.
Water Parks
Sandcastle Water ParkPittsburghPA92.7 mi.
Golf Courses
Barbour Country ClubPhilippiWV3.5 mi.
EvUn Breth Golf CourseBuckhannonWV12.8 mi.
Elks Country ClubElkinsWV16.4 mi.
Tygart Lake Public Golf CourseGraftonWV16.6 mi.
Holly Meadows Golf CourseParsonsWV19.2 mi.
HideAWay Golf CourseWest MilfordWV20.6 mi.
Deerfield Golf CourseWestonWV23.1 mi.
Apple Valley Country ClubWhitehallWV23.4 mi.
Deer Run Golf CourseWinfieldWV26.4 mi.
Lake Floyd Golf ClubBristolWV28.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Wisp Ski AreaMchenryMD48.4 mi.
Bryce ResortBasyeVA69.9 mi.
The HomesteadHot SpringsVA76.9 mi.
MassanuttenHarrisonburgVA77.4 mi.
Wintergreen ResortWintergreenVA104.1 mi.
Blue KnobClaysburgPA118.2 mi.
WinterplaceFlat TopWV119.4 mi.
State Parks
Audra State ParkWV4.3 mi. 
Tygart Lake State ParkWV11.9 mi. 
Valley Falls State ParkWV20.2 mi. 
Watters Smith Memorial State ParkWV20.4 mi. 
Pricketts Fort State ParkWV28.5 mi. 
Blackwater Falls State ParkWV29.4 mi. 
Cathedral State ParkWV31.2 mi. 
Canaan Valley State ParkWV31.5 mi. 
Holly River State ParkWV34.2 mi. 
Mont Chateau State ParkWV39.5 mi. 
Herrington Manor State ParkMD39.7 mi. 
Zoos and Aquariums
Oglebay's Good ZooWheelingWV75.9 mi.
Pittsburgh ZooPittsburghPA92.7 mi.
National Aviary in PittsburghPittsburghPA92.7 mi.
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA99.8 mi.
The WildsCumberlandOH100.8 mi.

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