Price Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia

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Price Hill, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Price Hill, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Price Hill, West Virginia
Price Hill, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°52′56″N 81°11′22″W / 37.88222°N 81.18944°W / 37.88222; -81.18944Coordinates: 37°52′56″N 81°11′22″W / 37.88222°N 81.18944°W / 37.88222; -81.18944
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Fayette and Raleigh
Elevation 2,064 ft (629 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555408[1]

Price Hill is an unincorporated community and coal town in Fayette and Raleigh counties, West Virginia, United States. Located on the outskirts of Mount Hope along the banks of Dunloup Creek, it was built in the 1890s by the McKell Coal & Coke Company as a company town. Until the 1980s, the large Siltex Mine operated nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.