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Beards Fork, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
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|• Total||1.684 sq mi (4.36 km2)|
|• Land||1.682 sq mi (4.36 km2)|
|• Water||0.002 sq mi (0.005 km2)|
|Elevation||1,253 ft (382 m)|
|• Density||118.2/sq mi (45.63/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1553820|
Beards Fork is located at(38.063720, -81.227329). Its elevation is 1,253 feet (382 m).
The community takes its name from nearby Beards Fork creek.
Beards Fork is served by WV 61 via Beards Fork Road, a paved one-lane road maintained by the state; a creek runs parallel to the road throughout most of the inhabited portion of the valley (known locally as the 'hollow' or 'holler').
The only entity of any kind to have offices in Beards Fork is the Southern Appalachian Labor School's Community Center, a non-profit organization that primarily provides housing services and children's programs to area residents.
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