Scarbro, West Virginia

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Scarbro, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Scarbro is located in West Virginia
Scarbro is located in the US
Coordinates: 37°57′11″N 81°09′56″W / 37.95306°N 81.16556°W / 37.95306; -81.16556Coordinates: 37°57′11″N 81°09′56″W / 37.95306°N 81.16556°W / 37.95306; -81.16556
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
 • Total 0.681 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Land 0.680 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)
Elevation 1,736 ft (529 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 486
 • Density 710/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25917
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555579[3]

Scarbro is a census-designated place (CDP) and coal town in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Scarbro is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of Oak Hill. Scarbro has a post office with ZIP code 25917.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 486.[2]

The community was named for the fact a large share of the first settlers were named Scarbrough.[5]