Kerens, West Virginia

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Kerens, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Kerens, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Kerens, West Virginia
Kerens, West Virginia
Kerens, West Virginia is located in the US
Kerens, West Virginia
Kerens, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°00′45″N 79°48′49″W / 39.01250°N 79.81361°W / 39.01250; -79.81361Coordinates: 39°00′45″N 79°48′49″W / 39.01250°N 79.81361°W / 39.01250; -79.81361
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Elevation 1,949 ft (594 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26276
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554864[1]

Kerens is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States. Kerens is 6.5 miles (10.5 km) north-northeast of Elkins, along Leading Creek.[2] Kerens has a post office with ZIP code 26276.[3]

The community was named in honor of Richard C. Kerens, a railroad official.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 37. ISBN 0-89933-246-3. 
  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. 347.