Pierce, West Virginia

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Pierce
Pierce is located in West Virginia
Pierce
Pierce
Location within the state of West Virginia
Pierce is located in the United States
Pierce
Pierce
Pierce (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°10′25″N 79°30′37″W / 39.17361°N 79.51028°W / 39.17361; -79.51028Coordinates: 39°10′25″N 79°30′37″W / 39.17361°N 79.51028°W / 39.17361; -79.51028
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyTucker
Elevation
2,999 ft (914 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1555342[1]

Pierce is an unincorporated community and coal town in Tucker County, West Virginia.

The community was named after one Mr. Pierce, a railroad official.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pierce, West Virginia
  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. 487.