Riffle, West Virginia
|Riffle, West Virginia|
|Elevation||791 ft (241 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1554572|
Riffle is an unincorporated community in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Riffle is located along the Elk River Railroad at the junction of County Routes 5/6, 6/6, and 7/6, 5.75 miles (9.25 km) north-northwest of Sutton.
The community was named after Jacob Riffle, a Civil War veteran.
- "Riffle". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Braxton County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 1. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
- 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.
- Gray Barker, West Virginia Encyclopedia
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