Lookout, West Virginia

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Lookout, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Lookout is located in West Virginia
Lookout is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°03′55″N 80°58′06″W / 38.06528°N 80.96833°W / 38.06528; -80.96833Coordinates: 38°03′55″N 80°58′06″W / 38.06528°N 80.96833°W / 38.06528; -80.96833
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Elevation 2,310 ft (700 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25868
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554994[1]

Lookout is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Lookout is located on U.S. Route 60 7.5 miles (12.1 km) east of Fayetteville. Lookout has a post office with ZIP code 25868.[2]

The community was so named for the fact Indians used the elevated town site to look out over the surrounding area.[3]