Sproul, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Sproul is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Sproul is located in the US
Sproul (the US)
Coordinates: 38°15′4″N 81°47′43″W / 38.25111°N 81.79528°W / 38.25111; -81.79528Coordinates: 38°15′4″N 81°47′43″W / 38.25111°N 81.79528°W / 38.25111; -81.79528
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID 1555696[1]

Sproul is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia. It was also known as Big Coal.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sproul, West Virginia
  2. ^ 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. 112.