Canvas, West Virginia

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Canvas, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Canvas, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Canvas, West Virginia
Canvas, West Virginia
Canvas, West Virginia is located in the US
Canvas, West Virginia
Canvas, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°16′06″N 80°46′27″W / 38.26833°N 80.77417°W / 38.26833; -80.77417Coordinates: 38°16′06″N 80°46′27″W / 38.26833°N 80.77417°W / 38.26833; -80.77417
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Nicholas
Elevation 2,133 ft (650 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26662
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1537024[1]

Canvas is an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. Canvas is located on West Virginia Route 39 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Summersville. Canvas has a post office with ZIP code 26662.[2]

The origin of the name "Canvas" is obscure.[3][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. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141. 
  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. 153.