Baxter, Marion County, West Virginia

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Baxter
Baxter is located in West Virginia
Baxter
Baxter
Location within the state of West Virginia
Baxter is located in the US
Baxter
Baxter
Baxter (the US)
Coordinates: 39°32′38″N 80°8′32″W / 39.54389°N 80.14222°W / 39.54389; -80.14222Coordinates: 39°32′38″N 80°8′32″W / 39.54389°N 80.14222°W / 39.54389; -80.14222
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMarion
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1535314[1]

Baxter is an unincorporated community in Marion County, West Virginia, United States. Baxter lies to the northwest of Rivesville along Paw Paw Creek.

The town was once the site of the Stafford Mine, one of the largest bituminous coal mines in Marion County, owned by the New Central Coal Company of New York.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baxter, Marion County, West Virginia
  2. ^ Rose, B.H. (1910). Coal Mines, 1910. B.H. Rose. pp. 1–196. Retrieved 2015-03-02.