Arnoldsburg, West Virginia

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Arnoldsburg, West Virginia
Arnoldsburg is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Arnoldsburg is located in the United States
Arnoldsburg (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°47′20″N 81°7′39″W / 38.78889°N 81.12750°W / 38.78889; -81.12750Coordinates: 38°47′20″N 81°7′39″W / 38.78889°N 81.12750°W / 38.78889; -81.12750
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes

Arnoldsburg (also Arnoldsburgh) is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 33 at the point where West Virginia Route 16 heads southward; it is several miles south of the county seat of Grantsville.[1] Its elevation is 738 feet (225 m).[2] The West Fork Little Kanawha River flows through the community.[3] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 25234.[4]

Arnoldsburg derives its name from Charles Arnold, a local schoolteacher.[5]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '04. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2004, p. 112.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arnoldsburg, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-12. Accessed 2008-01-17.
  3. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 44. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived May 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ 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. 86.