Carbon, West Virginia

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Carbon, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Carbon, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Carbon, West Virginia
Carbon, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°01′10″N 81°24′22″W / 38.01944°N 81.40611°W / 38.01944; -81.40611Coordinates: 38°01′10″N 81°24′22″W / 38.01944°N 81.40611°W / 38.01944; -81.40611
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Elevation 1,220 ft (370 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25037
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554070[1]

Carbon is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States, along Cabin Creek.[2] Carbon is 7.5 miles (12.1 km) northeast of Whitesville.

The community took its name from the Carbon Fuel Company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ The National Map, accessed 19 October 2016.
  3. ^ 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. 155.