Kasson, West Virginia

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Kasson, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Kasson, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Kasson, West Virginia
Kasson, West Virginia
Kasson, West Virginia is located in the US
Kasson, West Virginia
Kasson, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°13′29″N 79°52′31″W / 39.22472°N 79.87528°W / 39.22472; -79.87528Coordinates: 39°13′29″N 79°52′31″W / 39.22472°N 79.87528°W / 39.22472; -79.87528
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Barbour
Elevation 1,476 ft (450 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 26380
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554845[1]

Kasson is an unincorporated community in Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. It is 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Philippi.

The community derives its name from one Mr. Cassen, an early postmaster.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  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. p. 344.