English is an
An unincorporated area is a region not governed by a local municipal corporation. Similarly, an unincorporated community is a Human settlement, settlement not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but is administered as part of larg ...
in McDowell County
West Virginia () is a U.S. state, state in the Appalachian region, Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, Southeastern regions of the United States.The United States Census Bureau, Census Burea ...
, United States. Its post office was closed on November 9, 2002. It was the seat of its county until 1892, when it was moved to
The town is on the
Norfolk Southern Railway
The Norfolk Southern Railway is a Railroad classes, Class I freight railroad in the United States. With headquarters in Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, the company operates 19,420 route miles (31,250 km) in 22 eastern states, the Washington, D.C. ...
Norfolk and Western
The Norfolk and Western Railway was a US class I railroad, formed by more than 200 railroad mergers between 1838 and 1982. It was headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, for most of its existence. Its motto was "Precision Transportation"; it had ...
) network and also the
The Tug Fork is a tributary
A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Tributaries and the main stem river drain t ...
Unincorporated communities in McDowell County, West Virginia
Unincorporated communities in West Virginia
Places in this category are unincorporated community, unincorporated and do not have any formally organized municipal government, but rather are within the political jurisdiction of other municipalities.
Unincorporated communities in ...
Coal towns in West Virginia
Former county seats in West Virginia