Cortland, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Cortland is located in West Virginia
Cortland is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°4′1″N 79°25′39″W / 39.06694°N 79.42750°W / 39.06694; -79.42750Coordinates: 39°4′1″N 79°25′39″W / 39.06694°N 79.42750°W / 39.06694; -79.42750
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Tucker
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1550795[1]

Cortland is an unincorporated community in Tucker County, West Virginia, United States. The community lies at the intersection of West Virginia Secondary Routes 35 and 35/18. Cortland was originally known as Cortlands until its post office changed its name to Cortland on March 26, 1888. Cortland once had its own school, Cortland Grade School, in operation there until it was closed in 1933.


The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Cortland has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[2]