Kingston, West Virginia

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Kingston, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Kingston is located in West Virginia
Kingston is located in the US
Coordinates: 37°58′25″N 81°18′16″W / 37.97361°N 81.30444°W / 37.97361; -81.30444Coordinates: 37°58′25″N 81°18′16″W / 37.97361°N 81.30444°W / 37.97361; -81.30444
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Elevation 1,467 ft (447 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554884[1]

Kingston is an unincorporated community and coal town in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kingston is 8.5 miles (13.7 km) west of Oak Hill.

Kingston was named in 1910 by mining officials.[2]


  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. 352.