Opekiska, West Virginia

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Opekiska
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMonongalia
Time zoneEastern (EST)
FIPS code1555267[1]

Opekiska was an unincorporated community located in Monongalia County, West Virginia. The Opekiska Post Office is no longer open.[2]

Opekiska was named after an Indian chief.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Opekiska, West Virginia
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Opekiska, West Virginia
  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. pp. 460–461.

Coordinates: 39°33′26″N 080°03′20″W / 39.55722°N 80.05556°W / 39.55722; -80.05556