Yawkey, West Virginia
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Yawkey (also Porter Fork) is an unincorporated community in eastern Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States. It lies at the intersection of West Virginia Routes 3 and 214, east of the town of Hamlin, the county seat of Lincoln County. Its elevation is 738 feet (225 m). Although it is unincorporated, it had a post office, with the ZIP code of 25573.
The community most likely was named after the Yawkey family.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 112.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Yawkey, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-03-29.
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- 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. 695.
- "WV Film Office – Famous WV Connections". Welcome to West Virginia. West Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
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