Coketon, West Virginia

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Not to be confused with Coketown, West Virginia.
Coketon
Unincorporated community
Coketon is located in West Virginia
Coketon
Coketon
Coketon is located in the US
Coketon
Coketon
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°8′24″N 79°30′43″W / 39.14000°N 79.51194°W / 39.14000; -79.51194Coordinates: 39°8′24″N 79°30′43″W / 39.14000°N 79.51194°W / 39.14000; -79.51194
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Tucker
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1554170[1]

Coketon is an unincorporated community and coal town in Tucker County, West Virginia, United States. Coketon lies at the confluence of Snyder Run and the North Fork Blackwater River south of the town of Thomas.

In the 1880s and 1890s, former Senator Henry Gassaway Davis's Davis Coal and Coke Company,[2] worked over 1,000[citation needed] coke ovens and 9 coal mines within one mile of their central office at Coketon.

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