Macfarlan, West Virginia

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For the surname, see Macfarlan.
Unincorporated community
Macfarlan is located in West Virginia
Macfarlan is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°4′40″N 81°11′55″W / 39.07778°N 81.19861°W / 39.07778; -81.19861Coordinates: 39°4′40″N 81°11′55″W / 39.07778°N 81.19861°W / 39.07778; -81.19861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Ritchie
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 26148

Macfarlan (also MacFarlan) is an unincorporated community in southwestern Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 47 southwest of the town of Harrisville, the county seat of Ritchie County.[1] Its elevation is 653 feet (199 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 26148.[3]

The community was named after a pioneer named by Macfarlan whose party was attacked by Indians near the town site.[4]