Scarbro, West Virginia
|Scarbro, West Virginia|
|Census-designated place (CDP)|
|• 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)|
|• Density||710/sq mi (280/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1555579|
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. As of the 2010 census, its population was 486.
The community was named for the fact a large share of the first settlers were named Scarbrough.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Scarbro, West Virginia
- ZIP Code Lookup
- 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. 557.
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