McWhorter, West Virginia

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McWhorter, West Virginia
Unincorporated community community
McWhorter, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
McWhorter, West Virginia
McWhorter, West Virginia
McWhorter, West Virginia is located in the US
McWhorter, West Virginia
McWhorter, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°07′38″N 80°22′58″W / 39.12722°N 80.38278°W / 39.12722; -80.38278Coordinates: 39°07′38″N 80°22′58″W / 39.12722°N 80.38278°W / 39.12722; -80.38278
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Harrison
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555092[1]

McWhorter is an unincorporated community and coal town in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. McWhorter is 2 miles (3.2 km) northeast of Jane Lew.

The community was named after Henry McWhorter, a pioneer settler.[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. 395.