Dimmock, West Virginia

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Dimmock, West Virginia
Dimmock is located in West Virginia
Dimmock
Dimmock
Dimmock is located in the United States
Dimmock
Dimmock
Coordinates: 37°57′52″N 81°4′10″W / 37.96444°N 81.06944°W / 37.96444; -81.06944Coordinates: 37°57′52″N 81°4′10″W / 37.96444°N 81.06944°W / 37.96444; -81.06944
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyFayette
Elevation
1,050 ft (320 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1554305[1]

Dimmock is an unincorporated community and coal town in Fayette County, West Virginia.

The community most likely was named after the local Dimmock family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dimmock, 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. 209.