Dickinson, West Virginia
|Dickinson, West Virginia|
|Elevation||630 ft (190 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1550920|
Dickinson, also known as Quincy, is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. Dickinson is located on the north bank of the Kanawha River 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Belle. The community is served by U.S. Route 60.
The community was named after John Quincy Dickinson, the original owner of the town site.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dickinson, West Virginia
- Kanawha County General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2008. § 4. Retrieved 2010-08-08.
- 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. 515.
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