Canfield, Braxton County, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Canfield is located in West Virginia
Canfield is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°35′39″N 80°45′14″W / 38.59417°N 80.75389°W / 38.59417; -80.75389Coordinates: 38°35′39″N 80°45′14″W / 38.59417°N 80.75389°W / 38.59417; -80.75389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Braxton
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Canfield is an unincorporated community in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States.

Some say the community was named after B. T. Canfield, a local farmer, while others believe Canfield has the name of an early postmaster.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 152.