Mead, West Virginia
|Mead, West Virginia|
|Elevation||1,768 ft (539 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1543037|
Mead is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Mead is located on County Route 33 and Stonecoal Creek 2.7 miles (4.3 km) east-northeast of Rhodell. Mead had a post office, which closed on June 10, 1989. It was also known as Vanwood.
The community was named after C. H. Mead, the proprietor of a local mine.
- "Mead". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- 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 November 11, 2011.
- "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 11, 2011.
- 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. 408.
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