Dellslow, West Virginia

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Dellslow, West Virginia
Dellslow, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Dellslow, West Virginia
Dellslow, West Virginia
Dellslow, West Virginia is located in the United States
Dellslow, West Virginia
Dellslow, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°36′25″N 79°53′31″W / 39.60694°N 79.89194°W / 39.60694; -79.89194Coordinates: 39°36′25″N 79°53′31″W / 39.60694°N 79.89194°W / 39.60694; -79.89194
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMonongalia
Elevation
978 ft (298 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26531
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1554284[1]

Dellslow is an unincorporated community in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States. Dellslow was established in 1798 and is located along West Virginia Route 7 near the southern border of Brookhaven. Dellslow has a post office with ZIP code 26531.[2]

The community derives its name from Fredelsloh, Germany, the hometown of an early settler.[3]

Climate[edit]

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, Dellslow has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  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. 205.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Dellslow, West Virginia