Engle, West Virginia

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Engle, West Virginia
Engle is located in West Virginia
Engle
Engle
Engle is located in the United States
Engle
Engle
Coordinates: 39°20′39″N 77°46′52″W / 39.34417°N 77.78111°W / 39.34417; -77.78111Coordinates: 39°20′39″N 77°46′52″W / 39.34417°N 77.78111°W / 39.34417; -77.78111
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyJefferson
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1554402[1]

Engle is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States, originally known by the names of Millers Mill, Striders Crossing, Keller, and Engles Switch before its post office's name changed to Engle in 1910.

The community was named after Frank Engle, the proprietor of a lime kiln.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Engle, 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. 230.