Frost, West Virginia

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Frost, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Frost, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Frost, West Virginia
Frost, West Virginia is located in the US
Frost, West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°16′14″N 79°52′50″W / 38.27056°N 79.88056°W / 38.27056; -79.88056Coordinates: 38°16′14″N 79°52′50″W / 38.27056°N 79.88056°W / 38.27056; -79.88056
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Pocahontas
Elevation[1] 2,585 ft (788 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24940
Area code(s) 304/681
GNIS feature ID 1554516

Frost is an unincorporated community in eastern Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Frost is also home to Mountain Quest Institute.

The highly elevated townsite experiences frequent frost conditions, hence the name.[2]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Frost has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[3]

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