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
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.