Mount Lookout, West Virginia
|Mt. Lookout, West Virginia|
|Elevation||1,965 ft (599 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1554804|
Mount Lookout's name is descriptive of the elevated town site.
Mount Lookout has a post office with the ZIP Code 26678. Post Office Box service is available as well as highway contract street delivery. As of 2016, there is (1) delivery route serving the community
Mount Lookout has (1) elementary school, Mt. Lookout Elementary, as well as a Head Start program. There is (1) small general store, Kountry Mart, selling pop, bread, snacks, etc. The area is served by the Wilderness Volunteer Fire Department. There is one Baptist church, Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. There is a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. There are a handful of vehicle mechanics in the community.
Mount Lookout is divided in half by US Route 19. The school, fire department, and the Kingdom Hall are on the eastern side of the highway while the Baptist church, Post Office, and Family Dollar are on the western side of the highway. The southern portion of the community is bordered by the Meadow River while the Summersville Lake recreational area is just north of the community.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Lookout, West Virginia. Retrieved on 3 December 2008.
- 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. 432.
- "Walnut Grove Antique store cnty=cnty&ac=ac&zip=26678&Go=Go Zip Code Lookup". Retrieved on 03 December 2008.
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