Mingo, West Virginia

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Mingo, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Mingo, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Mingo, West Virginia
Mingo, West Virginia
Mingo, West Virginia is located in the US
Mingo, West Virginia
Mingo, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°29′55″N 80°03′15″W / 38.49861°N 80.05417°W / 38.49861; -80.05417Coordinates: 38°29′55″N 80°03′15″W / 38.49861°N 80.05417°W / 38.49861; -80.05417
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Elevation 2,644 ft (806 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1552161[1]

Mingo — sometimes known as Mingo Flats — is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. It is located on U.S. Route 219 15.5 miles (24.9 km) south-southwest of Huttonsville. It is named for the historic Iroquoian Mingo people.

The community was named after the Mingo Indians.[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. 419.