Laing, West Virginia

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Laing
Laing is located in West Virginia
Laing
Laing
Location within the state of West Virginia
Laing is located in the United States
Laing
Laing
Laing (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°2′11″N 81°25′41″W / 38.03639°N 81.42806°W / 38.03639; -81.42806Coordinates: 38°2′11″N 81°25′41″W / 38.03639°N 81.42806°W / 38.03639; -81.42806
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyKanawha
Elevation
1,040 ft (320 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1554901[1]

Laing is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States, along Cabin Creek.[2]

The community was named after one Mr. Laing, a mining official.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Laing, West Virginia
  2. ^ The National Map, accessed 19 October 2016.
  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. 357.