Crown, Logan County, West Virginia

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Crown, West Virginia
Crown, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Crown, West Virginia
Crown, West Virginia
Crown, West Virginia is located in the United States
Crown, West Virginia
Crown, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°45′30″N 81°50′38″W / 37.75833°N 81.84389°W / 37.75833; -81.84389Coordinates: 37°45′30″N 81°50′38″W / 37.75833°N 81.84389°W / 37.75833; -81.84389
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyLogan
Elevation
814 ft (248 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1554230[1]

Crown is an unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. Crown is located on County Route 16 and Buffalo Creek 2.25 miles (3.62 km) northeast of Man.[2]

Crown was so named on account of its lofty elevation.[3] An older name for Crown is Lax or Lax Station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Crown, Logan County, West Virginia
  2. ^ Logan County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-06. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 29.