Birch River, West Virginia
|Census-designated place (CDP)|
The Birch River in the community of Birch River in 2007
|• Total||0.381 sq mi (0.99 km2)|
|• Land||0.368 sq mi (0.95 km2)|
|• Water||0.013 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|• Density||280/sq mi (110/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Birch River is a census-designated place (CDP) in northern Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. The community is situated in the valley of the Birch River and is the location of the western terminus of West Virginia Route 82 at U.S. Route 19. As of the 2010 census, its population was 107.
Birch Rivers imports are cough syrup and other medications (such as a multitude of pills). The exports of Birch River is Methamphetamines. Another export is Moonshine. The income from these two products are low to none-existent because of the constant use.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- 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. 116.
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