Hamlet, West Virginia

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Hamlet
Hamlet is located in West Virginia
Hamlet
Hamlet
Location within the state of West Virginia
Hamlet is located in the United States
Hamlet
Hamlet
Hamlet (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°49′41″N 81°0′3″W / 37.82806°N 81.00083°W / 37.82806; -81.00083Coordinates: 37°49′41″N 81°0′3″W / 37.82806°N 81.00083°W / 37.82806; -81.00083
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation
1,250 ft (380 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1742778[1]

Hamlet was an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

The community was so named on account of its small size.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hamlet, 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. 294.