Avondale, McDowell County, West Virginia facts for kids

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Avondale
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Elevation 1,066 ft (325 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24811
GNIS feature ID 1553769

Avondale is an unincorporated community located in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Avondale lies along the Norfolk and Western Railroad on the Dry Fork. According to the Geographic Names Information System, the community has also been known as Ritter having been named after William McLellan Ritter, founder of the W.M. Ritter company.



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