Berea, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Berea is located in West Virginia
Berea is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°8′11″N 80°56′1″W / 39.13639°N 80.93361°W / 39.13639; -80.93361Coordinates: 39°8′11″N 80°56′1″W / 39.13639°N 80.93361°W / 39.13639; -80.93361
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Ritchie
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 26327

Berea (also Seven-Day Mill or Seventh Day Settlement) is an unincorporated community in southeastern Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 74 southeast of the town of Harrisville, the county seat of Ritchie County.[1] Its elevation is 751 feet (229 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated nor has a post office, the ZIP code is 26327.[3] Postal customers are serviced by the Harrisville and Auburn post offices.

The community was named after the city of Berea, mentioned in the Bible.[4]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 112.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Berea, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-03-29.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived May 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  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. 107.