Griffith Creek, West Virginia

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Griffith Creek, West Virginia
Griffith Creek, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Griffith Creek, West Virginia
Griffith Creek, West Virginia
Griffith Creek, West Virginia is located in the United States
Griffith Creek, West Virginia
Griffith Creek, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°43′39″N 80°40′35″W / 37.72750°N 80.67639°W / 37.72750; -80.67639Coordinates: 37°43′39″N 80°40′35″W / 37.72750°N 80.67639°W / 37.72750; -80.67639
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountySummers
Elevation
1,555 ft (474 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1556919[1]

Griffith Creek is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. Griffith Creek is located along the Greenbrier River and West Virginia routes 3 and 12, west of Alderson.

History[edit]

Griffith Creek was named for an early settler who had been abducted as a child by Indians, and whose father had been killed by Indians.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Griffith Creek, West Virginia
  2. ^ Miller, James Henry (1908). History of Summers County from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. J.H. Miller. p. 354.