Kabletown, West Virginia

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Kabletown is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Kabletown is located in the US
Kabletown (the US)
Coordinates: 39°12′59″N 77°51′25″W / 39.21639°N 77.85694°W / 39.21639; -77.85694Coordinates: 39°12′59″N 77°51′25″W / 39.21639°N 77.85694°W / 39.21639; -77.85694
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1541055[1]

Kabletown is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. The town lies along a spring-fed stream called Bullskin Run near the Shenandoah River on Kabletown Road (County Route 25), very close to the border with Virginia. Kabletown's population was 10,073 in 2000. [2]

The community most likely derives its name from the local Kable (or Cabell) family.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kabletown, West Virginia
  2. ^ Kabletown, West Virginia
  3. ^ 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. 341.