Ennis, West Virginia

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Ennis
Unincorporated community
Abandoned elementary school
Abandoned elementary school
Ennis is located in West Virginia
Ennis
Ennis
Ennis is located in the US
Ennis
Ennis
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°22′33″N 81°23′34″W / 37.37583°N 81.39278°W / 37.37583; -81.39278Coordinates: 37°22′33″N 81°23′34″W / 37.37583°N 81.39278°W / 37.37583; -81.39278
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1554404[1]

Ennis is an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Ennis lies on U.S. Route 52 west of Switchback.

The community most likely was named after a local family.[2]The town of Ennis was named after Joanna Ennis McQuail, wife of coal operator William Mcquail. The McQuail family owned Ennis Coal Company as well as Turkey Gap Coal Company (source, Helen McQuail, great grand daughter of William and Joanna McQuail)