Nat, West Virginia

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Nat is located in West Virginia
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Location within the state of West Virginia
Nat is located in the United States
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Nat (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°41′42″N 81°53′44″W / 38.69500°N 81.89556°W / 38.69500; -81.89556Coordinates: 38°41′42″N 81°53′44″W / 38.69500°N 81.89556°W / 38.69500; -81.89556
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMason
Elevation
581 ft (177 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1544051[1]

Nat is an unincorporated community in Mason County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.

History[edit]

A post office called Nat was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1948.[2] The community was named after the father of an early postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nat, West Virginia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  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. 437.