Duck, West Virginia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Duck, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Duck is located in West Virginia
Duck
Duck
Coordinates: 38°35′00″N 80°56′12″W / 38.58333°N 80.93667°W / 38.58333; -80.93667Coordinates: 38°35′00″N 80°56′12″W / 38.58333°N 80.93667°W / 38.58333; -80.93667
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Clay
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25063
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1538393[1]

Duck is an unincorporated community in Clay County, West Virginia, United States. Duck is 11.5 miles (18.5 km) northeast of Clay. Duck has a post office with ZIP code 25063.[2]

The origin of the name "Duck" is obscure.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Duck, West Virginia
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. pp. 141–142.