Battleship, West Virginia

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Battleship
unincorporated community
Community sign, Battleship, West Virginia
Community sign, Battleship, West Virginia
Battleship is located in West Virginia
Battleship
Battleship
Location within the state of West Virginia
Battleship is located in the US
Battleship
Battleship
Battleship (the US)
Coordinates: 37°39′45″N 81°11′32″W / 37.66250°N 81.19222°W / 37.66250; -81.19222Coordinates: 37°39′45″N 81°11′32″W / 37.66250°N 81.19222°W / 37.66250; -81.19222
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Elevation 2,300 ft (700 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 2747476[1]

Battleship is an unincorporated community located in Raleigh County, West Virginia.[2] Battleship has been known by two other names: Ralco and West Whitby.[3] The community was part of the Winding Gulf Coalfield.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Battleship, West Virginia
  2. ^ "Raleigh County, West Virginia" (PDF). Coal Heritage Highway Authority. Retrieved April 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ Map Showing West Whitby Town Site (Map). Sterling Smokeless Coal Co. December 11, 1951. Retrieved April 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Winding Gulf Field". Coalcampusa.com. Retrieved April 4, 2012.