Sharples, West Virginia

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Sharples, West Virginia
Sharples, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Sharples, West Virginia
Sharples, West Virginia
Sharples, West Virginia is located in the United States
Sharples, West Virginia
Sharples, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°55′13″N 81°49′45″W / 37.92028°N 81.82917°W / 37.92028; -81.82917Coordinates: 37°55′13″N 81°49′45″W / 37.92028°N 81.82917°W / 37.92028; -81.82917
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyLogan
Elevation
843 ft (257 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25183
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555601[1]

Sharples is an unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. Sharples is located on West Virginia Route 17 10.5 miles (16.9 km) northeast of Logan. Sharples has a post office with ZIP code 25183.[2]

Sharples was the location of a small firefight in the events leading up to the Battle of Blair Mountain.[3]

Sharples in April 1974

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sharples, West Virginia
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Blizzard, William C. (2010). When miners march. Oakland, CA: PM Press. ISBN 9781604863000.