Czar, West Virginia

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Czar
Unincorporated community
Czar is located in West Virginia
Czar
Czar
Location within the state of West Virginia
Czar is located in the US
Czar
Czar
Czar (the US)
Coordinates: 38°43′48″N 80°11′13″W / 38.73000°N 80.18694°W / 38.73000; -80.18694Coordinates: 38°43′48″N 80°11′13″W / 38.73000°N 80.18694°W / 38.73000; -80.18694
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Czar is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States, near the Upshur County line.

The origin of the name "Czar" is obscure.[1] The name may be a corruption of the given name Zar.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141. 
  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.