Hinkleville, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Hinkleville is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Hinkleville is located in the US
Hinkleville (the US)
Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 80°15′44″W / 38.92667°N 80.26222°W / 38.92667; -80.26222Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 80°15′44″W / 38.92667°N 80.26222°W / 38.92667; -80.26222
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Upshur
Elevation 1,608 ft (490 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID 1540316[1]

Hinkleville is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia.

The community was named after Abraham Hinkle, the proprietor of a local sawmill.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hinkleville, 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. 309.