Packsville, West Virginia

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Packsville, West Virginia
Packsville, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Packsville, West Virginia
Packsville, West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Packsville, West Virginia is located in the United States
Packsville, West Virginia
Packsville, West Virginia
Packsville, West Virginia (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°57′07″N 81°31′41″W / 37.95194°N 81.52806°W / 37.95194; -81.52806Coordinates: 37°57′07″N 81°31′41″W / 37.95194°N 81.52806°W / 37.95194; -81.52806
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555290[1]

Packsville is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Packsville is located on the Little Marsh Fork 4.4 miles (7.1 km) south-southeast of Sylvester.[2]

The community was named after the local Pack family.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Packsville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Raleigh County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 1. Retrieved October 28, 2011.
  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. 466.