Worley, West Virginia

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Worley
Worley is located in West Virginia
Worley
Worley
Location within the state of West Virginia
Worley is located in the United States
Worley
Worley
Worley (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°42′26″N 80°8′54″W / 39.70722°N 80.14833°W / 39.70722; -80.14833Coordinates: 39°42′26″N 80°8′54″W / 39.70722°N 80.14833°W / 39.70722; -80.14833
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMonongalia
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1549998[1]

Worley is an unincorporated community in Monongalia County, West Virginia. At one time, it was home to the Andy Post Office.[2] Andy later became named Worley.

Worley most likely was named after the mother's maiden name of an early settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Worley, West Virginia
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Worley, West Virginia
  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. 691.