Van Voorhis, West Virginia

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Van Voorhis, West Virginia
Van Voorhis, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Van Voorhis, West Virginia
Van Voorhis, West Virginia
Van Voorhis, West Virginia is located in the United States
Van Voorhis, West Virginia
Van Voorhis, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°40′58″N 79°57′18″W / 39.68278°N 79.95500°W / 39.68278; -79.95500Coordinates: 39°40′58″N 79°57′18″W / 39.68278°N 79.95500°W / 39.68278; -79.95500
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMonongalia
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1548608[1]

Van Voorhis is an unincorporated community in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States. Van Voorhis is located on the south bank of the Monongahela River across from West Van Voorhis, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Morgantown.

The community was named after the local Van Voorhis family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Van Voorhis, West Virginia
  2. ^ 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. 646.