Wikel, West Virginia

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Wikel, West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia is located in the United States
Wikel, West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°30′43″N 80°38′51″W / 37.51194°N 80.64750°W / 37.51194; -80.64750Coordinates: 37°30′43″N 80°38′51″W / 37.51194°N 80.64750°W / 37.51194; -80.64750
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMonroe
Elevation
2,178 ft (664 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555982[1]

Wikel is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States. Wikel is southwest of Union.

The community most likely was named after the local Wikel (or Wigal) family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  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.