Kanawha Head, West Virginia

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Kanawha Head, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Kanawha Head, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Kanawha Head, West Virginia
Kanawha Head, West Virginia
Kanawha Head, West Virginia is located in the US
Kanawha Head, West Virginia
Kanawha Head, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°46′22″N 80°20′47″W / 38.77278°N 80.34639°W / 38.77278; -80.34639Coordinates: 38°46′22″N 80°20′47″W / 38.77278°N 80.34639°W / 38.77278; -80.34639
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Upshur
Elevation 1,696 ft (517 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26228
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554843[1]

Kanawha Head is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia, United States. Kanawha Head is located on West Virginia Route 20 16.5 miles (26.6 km) south-southwest of Buckhannon. Kanawha Head had a post office with ZIP code 26228.[2]

The community takes its name from the nearby Kanawha River.[3]

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