Frank, West Virginia

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Frank is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°32′54″N 79°48′20″W / 38.54833°N 79.80556°W / 38.54833; -79.80556Coordinates: 38°32′54″N 79°48′20″W / 38.54833°N 79.80556°W / 38.54833; -79.80556
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
 • Total0.383 sq mi (0.99 km2)
 • Land0.383 sq mi (0.99 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
 • Total90
 • Density230/sq mi (91/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Frank is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 90.[2] It was named to honour Frank Hoffman in 1926. Hoffman was the proprietor of a local tannery.[3]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ 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. 250.