Dillon, West Virginia

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Dillon
Unincorporated community
Dillon is located in West Virginia
Dillon
Dillon
Location within the state of West Virginia
Dillon is located in the US
Dillon
Dillon
Dillon (the US)
Coordinates: 37°46′13″N 80°57′2″W / 37.77028°N 80.95056°W / 37.77028; -80.95056Coordinates: 37°46′13″N 80°57′2″W / 37.77028°N 80.95056°W / 37.77028; -80.95056
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation2,612 ft (796 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1554303[1]

Dillon is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia. It was also known as Irish Mountain and is the location of St. Colman's Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

The community was named after the local Dillon family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dillon, West Virginia
  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. 208.