Glen White, West Virginia

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Glen White, West Virginia
Glen White West Virginia Post Office
Glen White West Virginia Post Office
Glen White, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Glen White, West Virginia
Glen White, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°43′49″N 81°16′47″W / 37.73028°N 81.27972°W / 37.73028; -81.27972Coordinates: 37°43′49″N 81°16′47″W / 37.73028°N 81.27972°W / 37.73028; -81.27972
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Area
 • Total0.506 sq mi (1.31 km2)
 • Land0.506 sq mi (1.31 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
2,155 ft (657 m)
Population
 • Total266
 • Density530/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25849
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1554570[3]

Glen White is a census-designated place (CDP) in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Glen White is located on West Virginia Route 54 and West Virginia Route 97 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of Lester. Glen White has a post office with ZIP code 25849.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population is 266.[2]

The community derives its name from E. E. White, the proprietor of a local coal mine.[5]

References[edit]

  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. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glen White, West Virginia
  4. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  5. ^ 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. 275.