Persinger, West Virginia

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Persinger, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Persinger, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Persinger, West Virginia
Persinger, West Virginia
Persinger, West Virginia is located in the US
Persinger, West Virginia
Persinger, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°19′19″N 80°45′07″W / 38.32194°N 80.75194°W / 38.32194; -80.75194Coordinates: 38°19′19″N 80°45′07″W / 38.32194°N 80.75194°W / 38.32194; -80.75194
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Nicholas
Elevation 1,991 ft (607 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1544737[1]

Persinger is an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. Persinger is located on West Virginia Route 41 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Summersville.

The community most likely was named after nearby Persinger Creek.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ 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. 480.