Dawmont, West Virginia
|Dawmont, West Virginia|
|Elevation||1,040 ft (320 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1554267|
Dawmont is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. Dawmont is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) north of Clarksburg. Former National Football League player and University of Pittsburgh football coach Foge Fazio was born in Dawmont.
The community's name is an amalgamation of Dawson Coleman and Rosemont, the former the proprietor of the Rosemont coal mine.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dawmont, West Virginia
- Majors, Dan; Sanserino, Michael (December 3, 2009). "Obituary: Serafino Dante 'Foge' Fazio / Head football coach at Pitt for 4 years in '80s". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved December 3, 2009.
- 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. 202.
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