Pliny, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Pliny is located in West Virginia
Pliny is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°37′13″N 81°59′14″W / 38.62028°N 81.98722°W / 38.62028; -81.98722Coordinates: 38°37′13″N 81°59′14″W / 38.62028°N 81.98722°W / 38.62028; -81.98722
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Putnam
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25082
GNIS feature ID 1545053[1]

Pliny is an unincorporated community in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States.[1] It was named for M. Pliny Brown, an early settler.[2] The ZIP code is 25158.

Located near Pliny is Maplewood, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Pliny". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  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. 494. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "Certificate of Birth". West Virginia Division of Culture and History. West Virginia Vital Statictics. December 10, 1923. Retrieved 7 December 2013.