Kenna, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Kenna is located in West Virginia
Kenna is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°40′35″N 81°39′36″W / 38.67639°N 81.66000°W / 38.67639; -81.66000Coordinates: 38°40′35″N 81°39′36″W / 38.67639°N 81.66000°W / 38.67639; -81.66000
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jackson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25248

Kenna is an unincorporated community in southern Jackson County, West Virginia, USA. It lies along West Virginia Route 34 just west of its interchange with Interstate 77, south of the city of Ripley, the county seat of Jackson County.[1] Its elevation is 787 feet (240 m).[2] Although Kenna is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 25248.[3]

The community was named in honor of John E. Kenna, a United States Senator from West Virginia.[4]


  1. ^ DeLorme. West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2007, p. 33, 43. ISBN 0-89933-327-3.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kenna, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-05-31.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ 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. 346.