True, West Virginia

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True, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
True, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
True, West Virginia
True, West Virginia
True, West Virginia is located in the US
True, West Virginia
True, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°34′50″N 80°56′10″W / 37.58056°N 80.93611°W / 37.58056; -80.93611Coordinates: 37°34′50″N 80°56′10″W / 37.58056°N 80.93611°W / 37.58056; -80.93611
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Summers
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[1]

True is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. True is located near West Virginia Route 20, south of Hinton.

History[edit]

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".[2] Another version is that the name was randomly selected by postal officials.[3]

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