Kilsyth, West Virginia

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Kilsyth, West Virginia
Kilsyth is located in West Virginia
Kilsyth
Kilsyth
Kilsyth is located in the United States
Kilsyth
Kilsyth
Coordinates: 37°53′25″N 81°10′56″W / 37.89028°N 81.18222°W / 37.89028; -81.18222Coordinates: 37°53′25″N 81°10′56″W / 37.89028°N 81.18222°W / 37.89028; -81.18222
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyFayette
Elevation
1,919 ft (585 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1554875[1]

Kilsyth is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kilsyth is 1 mile (1.6 km) west-southwest of Mount Hope. Kilsyth had a post office, which opened on May 3, 1902, and closed on July 23, 2005.[2]

The community's name is a transfer from Kilsyth, in Scotland.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kilsyth". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 11, 2011.
  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. 350.