Metalton, West Virginia

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Metalton
Metalton is located in West Virginia
Metalton
Metalton
Location within the state of West Virginia
Metalton is located in the US
Metalton
Metalton
Metalton (the US)
Coordinates: 37°46′0″N 81°17′22″W / 37.76667°N 81.28944°W / 37.76667; -81.28944Coordinates: 37°46′0″N 81°17′22″W / 37.76667°N 81.28944°W / 37.76667; -81.28944
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation
2,257 ft (688 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1558374[1]

Metalton is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

The community most likely was so named on account of nearby coal and steel manufacturing.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Metalton, West Virginia
  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. 410.