Falling Rock, West Virginia

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Falling Rock, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Falling Rock, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Falling Rock, West Virginia
Falling Rock, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°28′08″N 81°24′06″W / 38.46889°N 81.40167°W / 38.46889; -81.40167Coordinates: 38°28′08″N 81°24′06″W / 38.46889°N 81.40167°W / 38.46889; -81.40167[1]
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyKanawha
Elevation[1]623 ft (190 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code25079
Area code(s)304 & 681

Falling Rock is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States.[1] Falling Rock is located at the confluence of Falling Rock Creek with the Elk River 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Clendenin along US Route 19.[2] Falling Rock has a post office with ZIP code 25079.[3]

The community takes its name from nearby Falling Rock Creek.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Falling Rock, West Virginia
  2. ^ Blue Creek, WV, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1957 (1978 rev.)
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  4. ^ 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. 238.