Given, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Given is located in West Virginia
Given is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°44′3″N 81°44′0″W / 38.73417°N 81.73333°W / 38.73417; -81.73333Coordinates: 38°44′3″N 81°44′0″W / 38.73417°N 81.73333°W / 38.73417; -81.73333
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jackson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25245

Given is an unincorporated community in southwestern Jackson County, West Virginia, United States. It lies at the intersection of Rock Castle, Shamblin Run, and Wolfe Creek Roads, south of the city of Ripley, the county seat of Jackson County.[1] Its elevation is 689 feet (210 m).[2] Although Given is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 25245.[3]

The community most likely was named after the local Given family.[4]


  1. ^ DeLorme. West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2007, p. 33, 43. ISBN 0-89933-327-3.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Given, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-05-31.
  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. 269.