Elbert, West Virginia

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Elbert
Unincorporated community
Elbert is located in West Virginia
Elbert
Elbert
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°20′7″N 81°32′21″W / 37.33528°N 81.53917°W / 37.33528; -81.53917Coordinates: 37°20′7″N 81°32′21″W / 37.33528°N 81.53917°W / 37.33528; -81.53917
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMcDowell
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1554378[1]

Elbert is an unincorporated community located in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Founded as a coal town, the community is now part of the City of Gary after its post office closed.[2] Elbert was an independent community and was incorporated into Gary, West Virginia in 1971.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elbert, West Virginia
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elbert WV post office
  3. ^ Garay, Ronald (2011). U.S. Steel and Gary, West Virginia: Corporate Paternalism in Appalachia. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press. p. 103. ISBN 1572337974.