Cannelton, West Virginia

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Cannelton, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Cannelton is located in West Virginia
Cannelton is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°11′39″N 81°17′45″W / 38.19417°N 81.29583°W / 38.19417; -81.29583Coordinates: 38°11′39″N 81°17′45″W / 38.19417°N 81.29583°W / 38.19417; -81.29583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25036
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1537004[1]

Cannelton is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Cannelton is 1 mile (1.6 km) northeast of Smithers, along Smithers Creek.[2] Cannelton has a post office with ZIP code 25036.[3]

The community was named for the production of cannel coal near the town site.[4]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed 2013-11-26
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  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. 152.