Junta, West Virginia

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Junta, West Virginia
Former settlement
Junta, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Junta, West Virginia
Junta, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°31′01″N 80°50′18″W / 37.51694°N 80.83833°W / 37.51694; -80.83833Coordinates: 37°31′01″N 80°50′18″W / 37.51694°N 80.83833°W / 37.51694; -80.83833
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Summers
Elevation 1,509 ft (460 m)
GNIS feature ID 1556937[1]

Junta is a former settlement in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. Junta was located on the New River, west of Indian Mills, but no trace of the town remains. Junta appeared on maps as late as 1924.

Junta is a name derived from Spanish.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Junta, 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. pp. 339–340.