Porterwood, West Virginia

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Porterwood
Porterwood is located in West Virginia
Porterwood
Porterwood
Location within the state of West Virginia
Porterwood is located in the United States
Porterwood
Porterwood
Porterwood (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°4′11″N 79°41′53″W / 39.06972°N 79.69806°W / 39.06972; -79.69806Coordinates: 39°4′11″N 79°41′53″W / 39.06972°N 79.69806°W / 39.06972; -79.69806
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyTucker
Elevation
1,690 ft (520 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1552542[1]

Porterwood is an unincorporated community in Tucker County, West Virginia.

The community was named after William Porter, a railroad builder.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Porterwood, 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. 501.