Posey, West Virginia

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Posey
Posey is located in West Virginia
Posey
Posey
Location within the state of West Virginia
Posey is located in the United States
Posey
Posey
Posey (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°48′13″N 81°25′57″W / 37.80361°N 81.43250°W / 37.80361; -81.43250Coordinates: 37°48′13″N 81°25′57″W / 37.80361°N 81.43250°W / 37.80361; -81.43250
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation
1,837 ft (560 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1555396[1]

Posey is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

The community was named after Posey Hurst, according to local history.[2]

References[edit]

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