Fireco, West Virginia

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Fireco
Fireco West Virginia Postmark
Fireco West Virginia Postmark
Fireco is located in West Virginia
Fireco
Fireco
Location within the state of West Virginia
Fireco is located in the United States
Fireco
Fireco
Fireco (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°38′41″N 81°11′53″W / 37.64472°N 81.19806°W / 37.64472; -81.19806Coordinates: 37°38′41″N 81°11′53″W / 37.64472°N 81.19806°W / 37.64472; -81.19806
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
25823
GNIS feature ID1554455[1]

Fireco is an unincorporated community coal town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. It lies in the Winding Gulf Coalfield of the southern part of the state. The name Fireco denotes the amount of heat the specific coal mined there could produce. This name was once a common descriptor.

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Youngsters walk on ties of railroad track that passes through Fireco (1974)