Ramsey, West Virginia

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Ramsey, West Virginia
Ramsey is located in West Virginia
Ramsey
Ramsey
Ramsey is located in the United States
Ramsey
Ramsey
Coordinates: 38°10′11″N 81°01′50″W / 38.16972°N 81.03056°W / 38.16972; -81.03056Coordinates: 38°10′11″N 81°01′50″W / 38.16972°N 81.03056°W / 38.16972; -81.03056
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyFayette
Elevation
1,526 ft (465 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555439[1]

Ramsey is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Ramsey is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northeast of Ansted.

The community was named after W. H. Ramsey, who was instrumental in securing a post office for the town.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ 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. 519.