Mount Nebo, Nicholas County, West Virginia

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Mount Nebo, West Virginia
Mount Nebo is located in West Virginia
Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo is located in the United States
Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo
Coordinates: 38°12′00″N 80°51′04″W / 38.20000°N 80.85111°W / 38.20000; -80.85111Coordinates: 38°12′00″N 80°51′04″W / 38.20000°N 80.85111°W / 38.20000; -80.85111
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyNicholas
Elevation
2,070 ft (630 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26679
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555172[1]

Mount Nebo is an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. Mount Nebo is located at the junction of West Virginia Route 41 and West Virginia Route 129 5.5 miles (8.9 km) south of Summersville. Mount Nebo has a post office with ZIP code 26679.[2] Mount Nebo is the home of the Summersville Lake Lighthouse which was established on June 20th, 2013. It is the only working lighthouse in the state of West Virginia. It is listed in the FAA Charts so it is an aeronautical navigational aid. Students from neighboring counties, the Nicholas County Career & Technical School and the Fayette Institute of Technology helped build the 122 steps and the lamp room frame. Two students were hired to help complete the Lighthouse and intern under Master Welders from Amick's Welding. More information on southsideofthelake.com The community was named after Mount Nebo, in West Asia.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ 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.