Stumptown, West Virginia
|Stumptown, West Virginia|
|Elevation||725 ft (221 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Stumptown is an unincorporated community in Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States, at the confluence of the left and right forks of Steer Creek. It was named for Michael Stump III, a pioneer settler. It lies at an elevation of 725 feet (221 m). The Stumptown Post Office opened 5/29/1883 and closed 2/1/1997.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stumptown, West Virginia
- West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 34. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.
- Weaver, Bob (May 25, 2016). "HISTORIC STUMP FAMILY WAS 'FRUITFUL' - Family Brought Life To Region, Recalling The Michael Stumps". The Hur Herald. Hur Herald Publishing. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
- 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. 609.
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