Burnt House, West Virginia
|Burnt House, West Virginia|
|Elevation||817 ft (249 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1554036|
Burnt House is an unincorporated community in Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States. Burnt House is located on West Virginia Route 47 and Grassy Run 11.8 miles (19.0 km) south-southeast of Harrisville. The Burnt House Post Office closed 5/23/1986.
The community's name recalls a tavern which burned at the town site around 1840.
- "Burnt House". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Ritchie County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 25, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2011.
- http://webpmt.usps.gov/pmt015.cfm[permanent dead link]
- 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. 144.
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