Lahmansville, West Virginia

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Lahmansville, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Lahmansville is located in West Virginia
Lahmansville
Lahmansville
Lahmansville is located in the US
Lahmansville
Lahmansville
Coordinates: 39°7′41″N 79°4′54″W / 39.12806°N 79.08167°W / 39.12806; -79.08167Coordinates: 39°7′41″N 79°4′54″W / 39.12806°N 79.08167°W / 39.12806; -79.08167
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Grant
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Lahmansville is an unincorporated community on Patterson Creek in Grant County, West Virginia, United States, located along West Virginia Secondary Route 5 at its junction with Secondary Route 5/6.

The community was named after Jacob "Jake" Lahman, a local merchant.[1] According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known as "Laymensville", "Lehmansville" and "Leymansville".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 357. 
  2. ^ "GNIS entry". GNIS. Retrieved 2008-10-24.