Pickshin, West Virginia

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Pickshin, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Church at Pickshin West Virginia
Church at Pickshin West Virginia
Pickshin, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Pickshin, West Virginia
Pickshin, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°38′30″N 81°13′41″W / 37.64167°N 81.22806°W / 37.64167; -81.22806Coordinates: 37°38′30″N 81°13′41″W / 37.64167°N 81.22806°W / 37.64167; -81.22806
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Elevation 1,991 ft (607 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1544803[1]

Pickshin was an unincorporated community and coal town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Pickshin is 5 miles (8.0 km) south-southeast of Sophia. There are no inhabitants. During the years of 1917-27, it was documented to have mined 785,054 tons of coal.[2]

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