Rada, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Rada is located in West Virginia
Rada is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°16′26″N 78°54′48″W / 39.27389°N 78.91333°W / 39.27389; -78.91333Coordinates: 39°16′26″N 78°54′48″W / 39.27389°N 78.91333°W / 39.27389; -78.91333
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hampshire
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1545370[1]

Rada is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Rada is located on U.S. Highway 220/West Virginia Route 28 between Junction and Purgitsville in southwest Hampshire County along Mill Creek. It lies at an intersection of US 220/WV 28 with Rada Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 220/7).

Rada once had its own post office [2] and school [3] in operation here until the early 20th century. The community was named after Rada Dany, child of the postmaster during its operation.[4]