Kirby, West Virginia

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Kirby, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Cox's Store in Kirby
Cox's Store in Kirby
Kirby is located in West Virginia
Kirby
Kirby
Kirby is located in the US
Kirby
Kirby
Coordinates: 39°10′58″N 78°43′34″W / 39.18278°N 78.72611°W / 39.18278; -78.72611Coordinates: 39°10′58″N 78°43′34″W / 39.18278°N 78.72611°W / 39.18278; -78.72611
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hampshire
Elevation[1] 1,519 ft (463 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26755
Area code(s) 304
GNIS feature ID 1554886[1]

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.[2]

Historic sites[edit]

  • Cox's Store (c. 1864)

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