Mount Alto, West Virginia

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This article is about a community in West Virginia. For the mountain in Kilkenny, Ireland, see Mount Alto, Kilkenny.
Mount Alto
Unincorporated community
Mount Alto is located in West Virginia
Mount Alto
Mount Alto
Mount Alto is located in the US
Mount Alto
Mount Alto
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°51′52″N 81°52′41″W / 38.86444°N 81.87806°W / 38.86444; -81.87806Coordinates: 38°51′52″N 81°52′41″W / 38.86444°N 81.87806°W / 38.86444; -81.87806
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jackson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25264[1]

Mount Alto is an unincorporated community in far western Jackson County, West Virginia, USA. It lies along West Virginia Route 331 northwest of the city of Ripley, the county seat of Jackson County.[2] Its elevation is 709 feet (216 m).[3] Mount Alto had a post office, which closed on June 20, 2009.[4]

United States Senator Carte Goodwin is a native of Mount Alto.


  1. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ DeLorme. West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2007, p. 32-33. ISBN 0-89933-327-3.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Alto, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-05-31.
  4. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved October 10, 2011.