Hansford, West Virginia

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Hansford, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Hansford, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Hansford, West Virginia
Hansford, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°12′14″N 81°23′44″W / 38.20389°N 81.39556°W / 38.20389; -81.39556Coordinates: 38°12′14″N 81°23′44″W / 38.20389°N 81.39556°W / 38.20389; -81.39556
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25103
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1539924[1]

Hansford is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. Hansford is located along the Kanawha River and West Virginia Route 61 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Pratt. Hansford has a post office with ZIP code 25103.[2]

History[edit]

The Hansford post office [3] was originally named the Paintcreek. Paintcreek was the original community[4] now called Hansford.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hansford WV post office, also called Paintcreek
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1904). A Gazetteer of West Virginia. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. p. 114. ISBN 9781120117809.