Bingamon, West Virginia

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Bingamon is an unincorporated community in Marion County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Bingamon was established in 1854, and remained in operation until 1900.[2] The community derives its name from one Mr. Bingaman, an early settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bingamon, West Virginia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  3. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 116.

Coordinates: 39°27′50″N 80°20′21″W / 39.46389°N 80.33917°W / 39.46389; -80.33917