Ridgeway, West Virginia

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Ridgeway
Unincorporated community
Ridgeway is located in West Virginia
Ridgeway
Ridgeway
Ridgeway is located in the US
Ridgeway
Ridgeway
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°17′50″N 78°4′18″W / 39.29722°N 78.07167°W / 39.29722; -78.07167Coordinates: 39°17′50″N 78°4′18″W / 39.29722°N 78.07167°W / 39.29722; -78.07167
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Berkeley
Elevation 597 ft (182 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1545582[1]

Ridgeway is an unincorporated community in Berkeley County, West Virginia.[1] It lies off U.S. Route 11 on Specks Run Road near the Virginia state line.

The community was named after Charles J. Ridgeway, a local merchant.[2] Located near Ridgeway are the James Nathanial Burwell House and George Schlack House, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ridgeway". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  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. 531. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.