Kerens, West Virginia
|Kerens, West Virginia|
|Elevation||1,949 ft (594 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1554864|
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. Kerens has a post office with ZIP code 26276.
The community was named in honor of Richard C. Kerens, a railroad official.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 37. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.
- ZIP Code Lookup
- 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.
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