Brohard, West Virginia

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Brohard
Unincorporated community
Brohard is located in West Virginia
Brohard
Brohard
Location within the state of West Virginia
Brohard is located in the US
Brohard
Brohard
Brohard (the US)
Coordinates: 39°2′11″N 81°10′34″W / 39.03639°N 81.17611°W / 39.03639; -81.17611Coordinates: 39°2′11″N 81°10′34″W / 39.03639°N 81.17611°W / 39.03639; -81.17611
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRitchie and Wirt
Elevation965 ft (294 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes26138[1]
GNIS feature ID1536384[2]

Brohard (also Hartley or Hartley Brohard) is an unincorporated community in Ritchie and Wirt counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia.[3] Its elevation is 965 feet (294 m).[2] Brohard had a post office, which closed on November 2, 2002.[4]

M. M. Brohard, a local merchant, gave the community his name.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brohard, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-04-23.
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 112.
  4. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 26, 2011.
  5. ^ 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. 131.