Elton, West Virginia
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Elton (also Hutchinsons Mill) is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. It lies to the northeast of the city of Hinton, the county seat of Summers County. Its elevation is 1,749 feet (533 m). Elton had a post office, with the ZIP code of 25965, until it closed on July 11, 2009.
The name Elton most likely was derived from the name of a local family.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '04. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2004, p. 112.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elton, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-01-18.
- "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
- 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. 229.
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