Purgitsville, West Virginia
|Purgitsville, West Virginia|
|Elevation||935 ft (285 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1545324|
Purgitsville is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. According to the 2000 census, the ZCTA for Purgitsville had a population of 813. Purgitsville is located on U.S. Highway 220/West Virginia Route 28 at its intersection with Huffman Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 220/3) south of Junction. An elementary school, Mill Creek Elementary, was open here until 1993 when it was consolidated with Romney Elementary.
- Marvin Chapel
- Old Pine Church (1838)
Marvin Chapel along U.S. Route 220
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Purgitsville, West Virginia. Retrieved on 2008-10-30.
- Purgitsville, West Virginia ZIP code profile Archived 2006-09-04 at the Wayback Machine., DownloadZIPCode.com Archived 2005-12-30 at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed 2008-01-19.
- 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. 512.
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