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Backus, West Virginia
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Coordinates: 37°51′15″N 80°58′29″W / 37.85417°N 80.97472°W / 37.85417; -80.97472Coordinates: 37°51′15″N 80°58′29″W / 37.85417°N 80.97472°W / 37.85417; -80.97472
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Elevation
2,497 ft (761 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID 1553774

Backus is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. It was also known as Naoma and War Ridge.

W. P. Backus, an early postmaster, gave the community his name.

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