Widemouth, West Virginia

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Widemouth
Former community
Widemouth is located in West Virginia
Widemouth
Widemouth
Location within the state of West Virginia
Widemouth is located in the United States
Widemouth
Widemouth
Widemouth (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°27′20″N 81°15′51″W / 37.45556°N 81.26417°W / 37.45556; -81.26417Coordinates: 37°27′20″N 81°15′51″W / 37.45556°N 81.26417°W / 37.45556; -81.26417
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMercer
Elevation
2,454 ft (748 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code1557361[1]

Widemouth was an unincorporated community and coal town located in Mercer County, West Virginia.

The community takes its name from nearby Widemouth Creek.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Widemouth, 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. 679.