McAlpin, Raleigh County, West Virginia

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McAlpin, West Virginia
McAlpin, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
McAlpin, West Virginia
McAlpin, West Virginia
McAlpin, West Virginia is located in the United States
McAlpin, West Virginia
McAlpin, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°41′30″N 81°16′40″W / 37.69167°N 81.27778°W / 37.69167; -81.27778Coordinates: 37°41′30″N 81°16′40″W / 37.69167°N 81.27778°W / 37.69167; -81.27778
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation
1,913 ft (583 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555075[1]

McAlpin is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. McAlpin is located on County Route 30 and Winding Gulf 1.9 miles (3.1 km) west-southwest of Sophia.[2]

The community was named after the local MacAlpin Coal Company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: McAlpin, Raleigh County, West Virginia
  2. ^ Raleigh County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 25, 2012. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  3. ^ 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. 392.