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
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyUpshur
Elevation1,696 ft (517 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code26228
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1554843[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 Little Kanawha River.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  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. 342.