Stinson, West Virginia
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Stinson is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 16 and the West Fork Little Kanawha River, to the south of the town of Grantsville, the county seat of Calhoun County. Its elevation is 823 feet (251 m). At some point, Stinson possessed a post office, which has since been closed.
In 2009, Stinson became the location of West Virginia's first Dedicated Appleseed Range (DAR). A DAR is a location where year round Revolutionary War Veterans Association (RWVA) events are held to instruct citizens in rifle marksmanship and American Heritage. This venue brings an influx of people from other parts of WV and surrounding states, which injects some welcome revenue and gives exposure to this under served area.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '04. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2004, p. 112.
- West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 44. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stinson, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-12. Accessed 2008-01-17.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stinson, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1996-05-09. Accessed 2008-01-17.
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