Griffithsville, West Virginia

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Griffithsville
Unincorporated community
Griffithsville is located in West Virginia
Griffithsville
Griffithsville
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°14′19″N 81°59′21″W / 38.23861°N 81.98917°W / 38.23861; -81.98917Coordinates: 38°14′19″N 81°59′21″W / 38.23861°N 81.98917°W / 38.23861; -81.98917
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Lincoln
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25521

Griffithsville is an unincorporated community in eastern Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 3 southeast of the town of Hamlin, the county seat of Lincoln County.[1] Its elevation is 659 feet (201 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 25521. It also has a Middle School, two greenhouses, and a Christmas tree farm owned and operated by Larry & Syble Wilkerson and Jeff & Landin Harper. Griffithsville wasn't always small though. In the early 1900s, Griffithsville was a booming oil town. It had boarding houses, several stores, a movie theater, and a Pennzoil pumping station.[3]

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