Bragg, West Virginia

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Bragg, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Bragg, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Bragg, West Virginia
Bragg, West Virginia
Bragg, West Virginia is located in the US
Bragg, West Virginia
Bragg, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°46′56″N 80°59′25″W / 37.78222°N 80.99028°W / 37.78222; -80.99028Coordinates: 37°46′56″N 80°59′25″W / 37.78222°N 80.99028°W / 37.78222; -80.99028
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Elevation 2,779 ft (847 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1536293[1]

Bragg is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Bragg is 11 miles (18 km) east of Beckley.

A variant name was New; the present name is after the local Bragg family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ 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. 440.