Moatsville, West Virginia
|Moatsville, West Virginia|
|Elevation||1,234 ft (376 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1543473|
The community most likely was named after the local Moats family.
Moatsville runs along the Tygart River. Most well known for Moats Falls, Moatsville is a nice hang out spot for locals and nearby college students at Alderson Broaddus University. You can find many people enjoying the sun along the river on a summer day. Also along the Arden grate which runs through Moatsville, there are many woods and public hunting grounds for outdoor activities.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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- 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. 422.
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