Points, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Old Points Post Office at the Crossroads
Old Points Post Office at the Crossroads
Points is located in West Virginia
Points is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°26′24″N 78°36′37″W / 39.44000°N 78.61028°W / 39.44000; -78.61028Coordinates: 39°26′24″N 78°36′37″W / 39.44000°N 78.61028°W / 39.44000; -78.61028
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hampshire
Population (2000)
 • Total 478
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Points is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. According to the 2000 census, the Points community has a population of 478.[1]

Points is named for its location at an intersection,[2] namely where Jersey Mountain Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 5) and the old Springfield Grade Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 3) intersect. From Springfield to Points, the grade has been renamed Springfield Pike and from Points to Slanesville, it has been renamed Slanesville Pike.


  1. ^ "WV zipcode 25437". DownloadZipcode.com. 
  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. 500.