Asco, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Asco is located in West Virginia
Asco is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°30′7″N 81°37′33″W / 37.50194°N 81.62583°W / 37.50194; -81.62583Coordinates: 37°30′7″N 81°37′33″W / 37.50194°N 81.62583°W / 37.50194; -81.62583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Elevation 1,473 ft (449 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24809
GNIS feature ID 1553757[1]

Asco is an unincorporated community located in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Asco was originally known as Atlantic. The current name derives from the American Smokeless Coal Company (ASCO).[2] It lies at the end of a line of the Norfolk and Western Railroad in Davy Branch hollow.


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