Earling, West Virginia

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Earling, West Virginia
Earling, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Earling, West Virginia
Earling, West Virginia
Earling, West Virginia is located in the United States
Earling, West Virginia
Earling, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°45′59″N 81°54′55″W / 37.76639°N 81.91528°W / 37.76639; -81.91528Coordinates: 37°45′59″N 81°54′55″W / 37.76639°N 81.91528°W / 37.76639; -81.91528
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyLogan
Elevation
732 ft (223 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1538495[1]

Earling is an unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. Earling is located along the Guyandotte River 2.75 miles (4.43 km) northwest of Man.[2] Earling had a post office, which closed on July 1, 1989.[3] The community used to be known as Ferndale and Manbar; its name was changed to Earling in 1906.[1] The present name is after a pioneer settler.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Earling". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Logan County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-06. Retrieved November 10, 2011.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 10, 2011.
  4. ^ 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. 220.