Branchland, West Virginia

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Branchland
Unincorporated community
Branchland is located in West Virginia
Branchland
Branchland
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°13′15″N 82°12′14″W / 38.22083°N 82.20389°W / 38.22083; -82.20389Coordinates: 38°13′15″N 82°12′14″W / 38.22083°N 82.20389°W / 38.22083; -82.20389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Lincoln
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25506

Branchland (also Hadley) is an unincorporated community in western Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 10 southwest of the town of Hamlin, the county seat of Lincoln County.[1] Its elevation is 597 feet (182 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 25506.[3] Raccoon Creek Road is one of the more popular ways of transportation through the area.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Branchland has a Humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]

Notable people[edit]

  • Homer Heck, West Virginia state senator, was born in Branchland.[5]

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