Robson, West Virginia

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Robson, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Robson is located in West Virginia
Robson
Robson
Robson is located in the US
Robson
Robson
Coordinates: 38°06′11″N 81°15′00″W / 38.10306°N 81.25000°W / 38.10306; -81.25000Coordinates: 38°06′11″N 81°15′00″W / 38.10306°N 81.25000°W / 38.10306; -81.25000
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Elevation[1] 876 ft (267 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25173
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-54019
GNIS feature ID 1555495[1]
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Robson is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States, situated primarily on the banks of Loup Creek. Robson is served by State Highway 61, and is located 8 miles (13 km) from Montgomery and 15 miles (24 km) from Oak Hill. Robson's Post Office serves the smaller communities of Beards Fork and Mulberry.

The community was named after James Robson, an early settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Robson, West Virginia. Retrieved on 2008-08-10.
  2. ^ Robson WV. Zip Code Lookup. Retrieved on 2008-08-10.
  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. 535.