Concho, West Virginia

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Concho, West Virginia
Concho is located in West Virginia
Concho
Concho
Concho is located in the United States
Concho
Concho
Coordinates: 37°58′1″N 81°5′16″W / 37.96694°N 81.08778°W / 37.96694; -81.08778Coordinates: 37°58′1″N 81°5′16″W / 37.96694°N 81.08778°W / 37.96694; -81.08778
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyFayette
Elevation
1,686 ft (514 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1554181[1]

Concho is an unincorporated community and coal town in Fayette County, West Virginia. It was also known as Thurmond Mountain. The name Concho is derived from the Concho River, in Texas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Concho, West Virginia
  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. 182.