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Big Stick
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Big Stick is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along County Route 3/2, beside Winding Gulf. This community is part of the Winding Gulf Coalfield in Raleigh County.


This community got its name from Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick Policy, which was based on a West African proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big stick."

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