Big Four, West Virginia

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Big Four
Big Four is located in West Virginia
Big Four
Big Four
Location within the state of West Virginia
Big Four is located in the United States
Big Four
Big Four
Big Four (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°24′53″N 81°31′14″W / 37.41472°N 81.52056°W / 37.41472; -81.52056Coordinates: 37°24′53″N 81°31′14″W / 37.41472°N 81.52056°W / 37.41472; -81.52056
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMcDowell
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1558348[1]

Big Four is an unincorporated community located in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Their post office [2] has been closed. Originally known as Cirrus,[3] Big Four is reported to have been renamed for the four men who operated the coal mines in the area.

Big Four WV postmark.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Big Four, West Virginia
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Big Four WV post office
  3. ^ 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. 113.