Cyclone, West Virginia

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Cyclone
Unincorporated community
Cyclone is located in West Virginia
Cyclone
Cyclone
Cyclone is located in the US
Cyclone
Cyclone
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°43′58″N 81°41′19″W / 37.73278°N 81.68861°W / 37.73278; -81.68861Coordinates: 37°43′58″N 81°41′19″W / 37.73278°N 81.68861°W / 37.73278; -81.68861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wyoming
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24827

Cyclone is an unincorporated community in Wyoming County, West Virginia, United States, along Huff Creek and West Virginia Route 10.[1]

The community was named for the fact a tornado or cyclone struck the area in the 1880s.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 58. ISBN 0-89933-246-3. 
  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. 197. 
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 30.