Poe, West Virginia

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Poe, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Poe, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Poe, West Virginia
Poe, West Virginia
Poe, West Virginia is located in the US
Poe, West Virginia
Poe, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°15′07″N 80°57′57″W / 38.25194°N 80.96583°W / 38.25194; -80.96583Coordinates: 38°15′07″N 80°57′57″W / 38.25194°N 80.96583°W / 38.25194; -80.96583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Nicholas
Elevation 1,375 ft (419 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1545085[1]

Poe is an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. Poe is located on West Virginia Route 129 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Summersville.

The community was named for author Edgar Allan Poe.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Hook, J. N. (10 June 2014). All Those Wonderful Names. Open Road Media. p. 229. ISBN 978-1-4976-1186-3. 
  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. 498.