Procious, West Virginia

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Procious, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Procious is located in West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°29′44″N 81°12′27″W / 38.49556°N 81.20750°W / 38.49556; -81.20750Coordinates: 38°29′44″N 81°12′27″W / 38.49556°N 81.20750°W / 38.49556; -81.20750
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Clay
Elevation 650 ft (200 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25164
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555416[1]

Procious is an unincorporated community in Clay County, West Virginia, United States. Procious is located on the Elk River and West Virginia Route 4, 7 miles (11 km) west-northwest of Clay. Procious has a post office with ZIP code 25164.[2]

Adam Procious, an early postmaster, gave the community his name.[3]

The community was left in ruins by the 2016 West Virginia flood.[4]


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Procious has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[5]