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. Carbon is 7.5 miles (12.1 km) northeast of Whitesville.

The community took its name from the Carbon Fuel Company.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ 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.