Dott, West Virginia

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Dott, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Turkey Gap
Dott, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Dott, West Virginia
Dott, West Virginia
Dott, West Virginia is located in the US
Dott, West Virginia
Dott, West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°28′07″N 81°14′45″W / 37.46861°N 81.24583°W / 37.46861; -81.24583Coordinates: 37°28′07″N 81°14′45″W / 37.46861°N 81.24583°W / 37.46861; -81.24583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Mercer
Elevation 2,431 ft (741 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24721
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1557178[1]

Dott is an unincorporated community and coal town in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. Dott is 3.1 miles (5.0 km) northwest of Matoaka. 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Springton Dott was commonly known by "Turkey Gap Consolidated Coal Company " which was part of Dott Coal town

A variant name was Wenonah.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  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. 665.