Wikel, West Virginia

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Wikel, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Wikel, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia
Wikel, West Virginia is located in the US
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
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Monroe
Elevation 2,178 ft (664 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555982[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.