Alkol, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Alkol is located in West Virginia
Alkol is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°9′46″N 81°55′29″W / 38.16278°N 81.92472°W / 38.16278; -81.92472Coordinates: 38°9′46″N 81°55′29″W / 38.16278°N 81.92472°W / 38.16278; -81.92472
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Lincoln
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25501

Alkol 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 748 feet (228 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office (established in 1916) [3] with the ZIP code of 25501.[4]

Alkol WV postmark.jpg


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 112.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Alkol, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-03-29.
  3. ^ Helbock, Richard W. (2004) United States Post Offices, Volume VI - The Mid-Atlantic, p. 19 Scappoose, Oregon: La Posta Publications
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup