Gypsy, West Virginia
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|Census-designated place (CDP)|
|• Total||0.777 sq mi (2.01 km2)|
|• Land||0.777 sq mi (2.01 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|• Density||420/sq mi (160/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
A post office called Gypsy has been in operation since 1900. The community was named for a band of gypsies which once camped in the area, according to local history. Gypsy was located on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- "Harrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- 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. 290.
- Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 59.
- Gannett, Henry (1904). A Gazetteer of West Virginia. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 65.
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