Amigo, West Virginia

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Amigo
Unincorporated community
Amigo, West Virginia
Amigo, West Virginia
Amigo is located in West Virginia
Amigo
Amigo
Location within the state of West Virginia
Amigo is located in the US
Amigo
Amigo
Amigo (the US)
Coordinates: 37°35′19″N 81°20′50″W / 37.58861°N 81.34722°W / 37.58861; -81.34722Coordinates: 37°35′19″N 81°20′50″W / 37.58861°N 81.34722°W / 37.58861; -81.34722
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 25811

Amigo is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States.[1] The community is located on West Virginia Route 16 at the confluence of the Guyandotte River and Winding Gulf.[2] The Amigo Post Office closed on 10/22/2011, it was established in 1915 [3] The community most likely derives its name from the Amigo Coal Company.[4]

See also[edit]

Flag of West Virginia.svg West Virginia portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amigo". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Raleigh County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-25. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  3. ^ http://webpmt.usps.gov/pmt015.cfm[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 79.

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