Switchback, West Virginia
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|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
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|GNIS feature ID||1555770|
The community's name most likely refers to the shape of nearby railroad tracks. The James Ellwood Jones House and Pocahontas Fuel Company Store were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Switchback, West Virginia
- 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. 616.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
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