Capels, West Virginia

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Capels
Unincorporated community
Coal tipple in Capels, 1938.  Photo by Marion Post Wolcott.
Coal tipple in Capels, 1938. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott.
Capels is located in West Virginia
Capels
Capels
Capels is located in the US
Capels
Capels
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°27′16″N 81°36′5″W / 37.45444°N 81.60139°W / 37.45444; -81.60139Coordinates: 37°27′16″N 81°36′5″W / 37.45444°N 81.60139°W / 37.45444; -81.60139
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Elevation 1,309 ft (399 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24820
GNIS feature ID 1554065[1]

Capels is an unincorporated community on the Tug Fork River in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States.

Capels most likely was named after the local Capel family.[2]

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