Elgood, West Virginia

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Elgood, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Elgood, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Elgood, West Virginia
Elgood, West Virginia
Elgood, West Virginia is located in the US
Elgood, West Virginia
Elgood, West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°23′58″N 80°55′52″W / 37.39944°N 80.93111°W / 37.39944; -80.93111Coordinates: 37°23′58″N 80°55′52″W / 37.39944°N 80.93111°W / 37.39944; -80.93111
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Mercer
Elevation 2,815 ft (858 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1549671[1]

Elgood is an unincorporated community in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. Elgood is 5 miles (8.0 km) east-southeast of Athens.

History[edit]

The community's name is an amalgamation of L. Goodwin.[2]

Culture[edit]

Elgood School
Elgood Store

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elgood, West Virginia
  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. 224.