Gilliam, West Virginia

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Gilliam
Gilliam is located in West Virginia
Gilliam
Gilliam
Location within the state of West Virginia
Gilliam is located in the United States
Gilliam
Gilliam
Gilliam (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°25′26″N 81°24′54″W / 37.42389°N 81.41500°W / 37.42389; -81.41500Coordinates: 37°25′26″N 81°24′54″W / 37.42389°N 81.41500°W / 37.42389; -81.41500
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMcDowell
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1554553[1]

Gilliam is an unincorporated community on the North Fork River in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. It lies between Algoma and Rolfe along County Route 17.

The community was named after one Mr. Gilliam, a coal-mining official.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gilliam, West Virginia
  2. ^ 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. 268.