Woodbine, West Virginia

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Woodbine, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Woodbine, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Woodbine, West Virginia
Woodbine, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°17′55″N 80°36′52″W / 38.29861°N 80.61444°W / 38.29861; -80.61444Coordinates: 38°17′55″N 80°36′52″W / 38.29861°N 80.61444°W / 38.29861; -80.61444
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Nicholas
Elevation 1,939 ft (591 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1553512[1]

Woodbine is an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. Woodbine is located at the mouth of the Cranberry River at the Gauley River, 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Craigsville.

The community most likely was named for the woodbine growing near the original town site.[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. 690.