Hollygrove, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Hollygrove is located in West Virginia
Hollygrove is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°11′25″N 81°23′45″W / 38.19028°N 81.39583°W / 38.19028; -81.39583Coordinates: 38°11′25″N 81°23′45″W / 38.19028°N 81.39583°W / 38.19028; -81.39583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 55
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25103
Area code(s) 304 or 681
GNIS ID 1540400[1]
Hollygrove was once called tent city. Coal miners lived in tents and worked hard to provide for what little they made. The miners had enough and started the coal mine wars. The term "red neck" comes from the miners wearing red bandanas around their necks during the war. The bull moose special was the train that ran the coal out of the town. One night they mounted a Gatling gun on the train and opened fire on the miners.

Hollygrove is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia.