Thornton, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Thornton is located in West Virginia
Thornton is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°20′44″N 79°56′31″W / 39.34556°N 79.94194°W / 39.34556; -79.94194Coordinates: 39°20′44″N 79°56′31″W / 39.34556°N 79.94194°W / 39.34556; -79.94194
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Taylor
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1548055[1]

Thornton is an unincorporated community in Taylor County, West Virginia. Thornton is located on Three Fork Creek along the Northwestern Turnpike (US 50) at its junction with County Route 7. Thornton also hosts an annual Pumpkin Festival. Thornton contains a Volunteer Fire Department, Post Office, and Taylor County's Judge Alan Moats' residence.

Historic sites[edit]

  • Thornton United Methodist Church (1912)