Canebrake, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Canebrake is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°14′51″N 81°38′27″W / 37.24750°N 81.64083°W / 37.24750; -81.64083Coordinates: 37°14′51″N 81°38′27″W / 37.24750°N 81.64083°W / 37.24750; -81.64083
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24819
GNIS feature ID 1536992[1]

Canebrake is an unincorporated community located in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA. Canbrake was named for a thicket of canes in its vicinity. It has also been spelled Canebreak in its past. It is mentioned in the book The Road by Cormac McCarthy