Lost River, West Virginia

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For the river, see Lost River (West Virginia). For the state park, see Lost River State Park.
Lost River
Unincorporated community
Lost River is located in West Virginia
Lost River
Lost River
Lost River is located in the US
Lost River
Lost River
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°57′13″N 78°48′14″W / 38.95361°N 78.80389°W / 38.95361; -78.80389Coordinates: 38°57′13″N 78°48′14″W / 38.95361°N 78.80389°W / 38.95361; -78.80389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hardy
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 26811
GNIS feature ID 1551943[1]

Lost River is an unincorporated community on the Lost River in eastern Hardy County, West Virginia, United States. Lost River lies along West Virginia Route 259.

Being only two hours from Washington, DC, Lost River has become a popular weekend destination, with a sizeable number of people from the Greater Washington Metropolitan region owning vacation homes there. Lost River is particularly popular with the District's gay population, and several local businesses cater to that demographic group.[2][3]

Historic sites[edit]

Lost River, WV is home to two of the WV Tourism Board/Department of Commerce's 101 Unique Places to Dine for 2012, the Lost River General Store and the Lost River Grill.[5]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lost River, West Virginia
  2. ^ "Road to fairness/Fairness Weekend in Lost River". Fairness WV. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "It's finally Summer at the Guesthouse". Guesthouse at Lost River. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ "101 unique places to dine in West Virginia". West Virginia Department of Commerce. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 

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