Other cities in the 681 area code include: Martinsburg, Beckley, Clarksburg, Weirton, Bluefield, Bridgeport, Dunbar, Elkins, Hurricane, Charles Town, Princeton, New Martinsville, Grafton, Keyser, Barboursville, Point Pleasant, Weston, Lewisburg, Ravenswood, Huntington, Summersville, Fayetteville, Follansbee, Petersburg, Wellsburg, Moorefield, Shinnston, Richwood, Mcmechen, Harrisville, Welch, Romney, Ronceverte, Logan, New Haven, Salem, Rainelle, Glenville, Parsons, Ansted, Ceredo, Mount Hope, Benwood, Barrackville, and Sophia.
Charleston is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is located at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers in Kanawha County. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, it had a population of 50,821, while its metropolitan area had 224,743. It is a center of government, commerce, and industry. Early industries important to Charleston included salt and the first natural gas well. Later, coal became central to economic prosperity in the city and the surrounding area. Today, trade, utilities, government, medicine, and education play central roles in the city's economy.The first permanent settlement, Ft. Lee, was built in 1788.
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. It was founded on April 4, 1838. Beckley was named in honor of John James Beckley, who was the first Clerk of the House of Representatives and the first Librarian of Congress. It was founded by his son Alfred Beckley (US Army general and Confederate militia commander, born in Washington, D.C.). The current mayor is Bill O'Brien.
Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. Located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers, it is the state's third-largest city and the largest city in the Parkersburg– Marietta – Vienna Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 31,492 at the 2010 census. Its peak of population was more than 44,000 in 1960. The city is about 14 miles south of Marietta, Ohio.The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad reached Parkersburg in 1857, but lacked a crossing over the Ohio River until after the American Civil War. When the B&O completed the Parkersburg Bridge (CSX) 1868-1870 to Belpre, it was the longest railroad bridge in the world.The Bureau of the Public Debt, an agency of the U.S.
The 681 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in EDT is 0:01 AM on Jul 13, 2020.