Orma, West Virginia

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Orma, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Orma is located in West Virginia
Orma
Orma
Orma is located in the US
Orma
Orma
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°44′58″N 81°5′55″W / 38.74944°N 81.09861°W / 38.74944; -81.09861Coordinates: 38°44′58″N 81°5′55″W / 38.74944°N 81.09861°W / 38.74944; -81.09861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Calhoun
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25268

Orma is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 16 and the West Fork Little Kanawha River, to the south of the town of Grantsville, the county seat of Calhoun County.[1][2] Its elevation is 738 feet (225 m).[3] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 25268.[4]

The community was named after Orma Stalnaker.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '04. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2004, p. 112.
  2. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 44. ISBN 0-89933-246-3. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Orma, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-01-17.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ 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. 462.