Carlisle, West Virginia

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Carlisle, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Carlisle is located in West Virginia
Carlisle is located in the US
Coordinates: 37°57′40″N 81°10′49″W / 37.96111°N 81.18028°W / 37.96111; -81.18028Coordinates: 37°57′40″N 81°10′49″W / 37.96111°N 81.18028°W / 37.96111; -81.18028
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Elevation 1,781 ft (543 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554074[1]

Carlisle is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Carlisle is located on West Virginia Route 612 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Oak Hill.

The community takes its name after Carlisle, England, the ancestral home of an early settler.[2]


  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. 156.