Sprague, West Virginia

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Sprague, West Virginia
Sprague, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Sprague, West Virginia
Sprague, West Virginia
Sprague, West Virginia is located in the United States
Sprague, West Virginia
Sprague, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°47′35″N 81°11′02″W / 37.79306°N 81.18389°W / 37.79306; -81.18389Coordinates: 37°47′35″N 81°11′02″W / 37.79306°N 81.18389°W / 37.79306; -81.18389
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRaleigh
Elevation
2,369 ft (722 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25926
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555684[1]

Sprague is an unincorporated community and coal town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Sprague is located on West Virginia Route 16 1 mile (1.6 km) north of downtown Beckley. Sprague has a post office with ZIP code 25926.[2]

The community was named in 1902.[3]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Sprague has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  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. 595.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Sprague, West Virginia