Kirby, West Virginia
|Kirby, West Virginia|
Cox's Store in Kirby.
|Elevation||1,519 ft (463 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1554886|
Kirby is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia situated along Grassy Lick Run, a tributary of North River. Kirby is located south of Romney at the crossroads of Grassy Lick Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 10) and Rock Oak Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 10/6).
An early postmaster named Kirby gave the community his name.
- Cox's Store (c. 1864)
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kirby, West Virginia. Retrieved on 2008-10-30.
- 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. 353.
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