Colcord, West Virginia

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Colcord, West Virginia
Colcord, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Colcord, West Virginia
Colcord, West Virginia
Colcord, West Virginia is located in the US
Colcord, West Virginia
Colcord, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°56′39″N 81°26′13″W / 37.94417°N 81.43694°W / 37.94417; -81.43694Coordinates: 37°56′39″N 81°26′13″W / 37.94417°N 81.43694°W / 37.94417; -81.43694
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation
1,066 ft (325 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25048[1]
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1537501[2]

Colcord is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Colcord is 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east-southeast of Whitesville. Colcord had a post office, which closed on November 30, 2002.[3] The community was named after the proprietor of the Colcord Coal Company.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Colcord, West Virginia
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 26, 2011.
  4. ^ 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. 181.