Weyanoke, West Virginia

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Weyanoke, West Virginia
Weyanoke, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Weyanoke, West Virginia
Weyanoke, West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Weyanoke, West Virginia is located in the United States
Weyanoke, West Virginia
Weyanoke, West Virginia
Weyanoke, West Virginia (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°24′55″N 81°15′39″W / 37.41528°N 81.26083°W / 37.41528; -81.26083Coordinates: 37°24′55″N 81°15′39″W / 37.41528°N 81.26083°W / 37.41528; -81.26083
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMercer
Elevation
2,418 ft (737 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555962[1]

Weyanoke is an unincorporated community in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. Weyanoke is located on County Route 11 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Matoaka.[2]

The community was named after the Weyanoke Indians, perhaps via the local Weyanoke Coal Company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weyanoke". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Mercer County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2008. § 2. Retrieved March 30, 2013.
  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. 671.