Left Hand, West Virginia

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Left Hand
Unincorporated community
Left Hand is located in West Virginia
Left Hand
Left Hand
Left Hand is located in the US
Left Hand
Left Hand
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°37′7″N 81°14′42″W / 38.61861°N 81.24500°W / 38.61861; -81.24500Coordinates: 38°37′7″N 81°14′42″W / 38.61861°N 81.24500°W / 38.61861; -81.24500
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Roane
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2009)
 • Total 390 [1]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25251
GNIS feature ID 1541751[1]

Left Hand (also Justices, Knights, or Lefthand) is an unincorporated community in southeastern Roane County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 36 southeast of the city of Spencer, the county seat of Roane County.[2] Its Post Office [3] is still active (see image below).

The community was named after nearby Lefthand Run creek.[4]


An elementary school "Geary Elementary/Middle School" is located in Left Hand, West Virginia.[5]


Left Hand postmark