Brooks, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Brooks is located in West Virginia
Brooks is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°43′27″N 80°53′11″W / 37.72417°N 80.88639°W / 37.72417; -80.88639Coordinates: 37°43′27″N 80°53′11″W / 37.72417°N 80.88639°W / 37.72417; -80.88639
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Summers
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Brooks is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along the New River to the north of the city of Hinton, the county seat of Summers County.[1] Its elevation is 1,657 feet (505 m).[2]


Brooks is named for an early settler.[3][4]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '04. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2004, p. 112.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brooks, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-01-18.
  3. ^ Miller, James Henry (1908). History of Summers County from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. J.H. Miller. p. 354. 
  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. 131.