Eglon, West Virginia

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Eglon
Eglon is located in West Virginia
Eglon
Eglon
Location within the state of West Virginia
Eglon is located in the US
Eglon
Eglon
Eglon (the US)
Coordinates: 39°18′5″N 79°31′9″W / 39.30139°N 79.51917°W / 39.30139; -79.51917Coordinates: 39°18′5″N 79°31′9″W / 39.30139°N 79.51917°W / 39.30139; -79.51917
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyPreston
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
26716

Eglon (also Hungry Hook or Maple Run) is an unincorporated community in Preston County, West Virginia, United States. Its elevation is 2,628 feet (801 m).[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 26716.[2]

The community was named after the biblical city of Eglon.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eglon, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-02-26.
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ 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. 223.