Maidsville, West Virginia
|Maidsville, West Virginia|
|Elevation||843 ft (257 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1555026|
Maidsville is an unincorporated community in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States. Maidsville is located along West Virginia Route 100 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north-northwest of downtown Morgantown.
According to tradition, Maidsville was so named on account of there being a large share "old maids" among the first settlers.
Maidsville has a post office with ZIP code 26541. Near Maidsville is the Longview Power Plant, the cleanest, most efficient coal-fired power plant in the 13 state PJM Interconnection and one of the cleanest and most efficient in the United States.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- 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. 398.
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- "Emissions Tracking Highlights". United States Environmental Protection Agency.
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