Crystal, West Virginia

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Crystal, West Virginia
Crystal, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Crystal, West Virginia
Crystal, West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Crystal, West Virginia is located in the United States
Crystal, West Virginia
Crystal, West Virginia
Crystal, West Virginia (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°22′24″N 81°16′17″W / 37.37333°N 81.27139°W / 37.37333; -81.27139Coordinates: 37°22′24″N 81°16′17″W / 37.37333°N 81.27139°W / 37.37333; -81.27139
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMercer
Elevation
2,244 ft (684 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID2707599[1]

Crystal is an unincorporated community in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. Crystal is located on Crane Creek and County Route 11 7.6 miles (12.2 km) north-northwest of Bluefield.[2]

The community most likely derives its name from the Crystal Coal and Coke Company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crystal". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Mercer County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-19. Retrieved November 6, 2011.
  3. ^ 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. 193.