Hernshaw, West Virginia
|Hernshaw, West Virginia|
|Elevation||666 ft (203 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1540175|
Hernshaw is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. Hernshaw is located on West Virginia Route 94, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) southwest of Marmet, along Lens Creek. Hernshaw has a post office with ZIP code 25107.
The community's name is an amalgamation of the names Herndon and Renshaw, two men in the local coal-mining industry.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed 2013-11-29
- ZIP Code Lookup
- 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. 306.
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