Raintown, West Virginia
|Raintown, West Virginia|
|Elevation||2,582 ft (787 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1728146|
Raintown is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Raintown is located on West Virginia Route 39 and West Virginia Route 55 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Hillsboro.
The community was named after John Raine, a businessperson in the lumber industry.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Raintown, West Virginia
- 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. 518.
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