Watson, West Virginia

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Watson
Unincorporated community
Watson is located in West Virginia
Watson
Watson
Location within the state of West Virginia
Watson is located in the US
Watson
Watson
Watson (the US)
Coordinates: 39°27′49″N 80°9′36″W / 39.46361°N 80.16000°W / 39.46361; -80.16000Coordinates: 39°27′49″N 80°9′36″W / 39.46361°N 80.16000°W / 39.46361; -80.16000
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Marion
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID 1555927[1]

Watson is an unincorporated community in Marion County, West Virginia, United States. Its post office [2] is closed.

The community was named after Joseph Watson, the original owner of the town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Watson, West Virginia
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Watson, West Virginia
  3. ^ 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. 661.