Mahan, West Virginia

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Mahan, West Virginia
Mahan is located in West Virginia
Mahan
Mahan
Mahan is located in the United States
Mahan
Mahan
Coordinates: 38°01′22″N 81°21′18″W / 38.02278°N 81.35500°W / 38.02278; -81.35500Coordinates: 38°01′22″N 81°21′18″W / 38.02278°N 81.35500°W / 38.02278; -81.35500
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyFayette
Elevation
945 ft (288 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555024[1]

Mahan is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Mahan is located off exit 66 on the West Virginia Turnpike.

The community was named after Peter Mahan, a businessperson in the lumber industry.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ 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. 397.