West End, West Virginia

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West End
Unincorporated community
West End is located in West Virginia
West End
West End
West End is located in the US
West End
West End
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°23′25″N 79°46′15″W / 39.39028°N 79.77083°W / 39.39028; -79.77083Coordinates: 39°23′25″N 79°46′15″W / 39.39028°N 79.77083°W / 39.39028; -79.77083
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Preston
Elevation 1,804 ft (550 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS ID 1555942[1]

West End is an unincorporated community in Preston County, West Virginia.

West End was so named from its location near the western portal of the Kingwood Tunnel.[2][3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West End, West Virginia
  2. ^ Morton, Oren Frederic; Cole, J. R. (1914). A History of Preston County, West Virginia. Journal Publishing Company. p. 268. 
  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. 666.