True, West Virginia
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|True, West Virginia|
|Elevation||2,461 ft (750 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1549960|
According to tradition, the name True is derived from the petition for a community post office, which concluded with the line "Now this is true". Another version is that the name was randomly selected by postal officials.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: True, West Virginia
- Miller, James Henry (1908). History of Summers County from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. J.H. Miller. p. 355.
- 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. 633.
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