Raleigh, West Virginia

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Raleigh, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Postmark from Raleigh, West Virginia
Postmark from Raleigh, West Virginia
Raleigh, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Raleigh, West Virginia
Raleigh, West Virginia
Raleigh, West Virginia is located in the US
Raleigh, West Virginia
Raleigh, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°45′24″N 81°10′27″W / 37.75667°N 81.17417°W / 37.75667; -81.17417Coordinates: 37°45′24″N 81°10′27″W / 37.75667°N 81.17417°W / 37.75667; -81.17417
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Elevation 2,228 ft (679 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 25911
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555437[1]

Raleigh is an unincorporated community and coal town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Raleigh is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of downtown Beckley. Raleigh has a post office with ZIP code 25911.[2]

The community was named for its location within Raleigh County.[3] The Raleigh Coal and Coke Company was the primary mining company within this location.[4]

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See also[edit]

Flag of West Virginia.svg West Virginia portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training Homepage
  5. ^ Pro-Football Reference-Lonny Warwick

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