Buckeye, West Virginia

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Buckeye, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Buckeye, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Buckeye, West Virginia
Buckeye, West Virginia
Buckeye, West Virginia is located in the US
Buckeye, West Virginia
Buckeye, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°11′09″N 80°08′04″W / 38.18583°N 80.13444°W / 38.18583; -80.13444Coordinates: 38°11′09″N 80°08′04″W / 38.18583°N 80.13444°W / 38.18583; -80.13444
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Pocahontas
Elevation 2,110 ft (640 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 24924
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554019[1]

Buckeye is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Buckeye is located along U.S. Route 219 3.5 miles (5.6 km) southwest of Marlinton. Buckeye has a post office with ZIP code 24924.[2]

The community takes its name from nearby Buckeye Cove.[3]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Buckeye has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  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. 134.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Buckeye, West Virginia