Dombey, West Virginia

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Dombey
Dombey is located in West Virginia
Dombey
Dombey
Location within the state of West Virginia
Dombey is located in the United States
Dombey
Dombey
Dombey (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°12′15″N 81°37′19″W / 39.20417°N 81.62194°W / 39.20417; -81.62194Coordinates: 39°12′15″N 81°37′19″W / 39.20417°N 81.62194°W / 39.20417; -81.62194
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyWood
Elevation
771 ft (235 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1560375[1]

Dombey was an unincorporated community in Wood County, West Virginia.

The name is perhaps derived from the novel Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dombey, 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. 212.