Mahan, West Virginia

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Mahan, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Mahan is located in West Virginia
Mahan is located in the US
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
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555024[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]


  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.