Odd, West Virginia

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Odd
Unincorporated community
Odd is located in West Virginia
Odd
Odd
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°35′36″N 81°11′38″W / 37.59333°N 81.19389°W / 37.59333; -81.19389Coordinates: 37°35′36″N 81°11′38″W / 37.59333°N 81.19389°W / 37.59333; -81.19389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Population (2000)
 • Total 779
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25902
GNIS feature ID 1544325[1]

Odd is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA. It is located along Tommy Creek.

Name Origin[edit]

According to one story, a group of people gathered at the post office to name the town. Several names were suggested, and to one suggestion, someone in the group responded "That's odd." And so the name of Odd was adopted for the town.[citation needed]

Odd Elementary School was the last wooden school house in use in the state of West Virginia upon its closing in 1989.[citation needed]

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