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Bluewell, West Virginia
Census-designated place
Location in Mercer County and the state of West Virginia.
Location in Mercer County and the state of West Virginia.
Coordinates: 37°18′45″N 81°15′35″W / 37.31250°N 81.25972°W / 37.31250; -81.25972Coordinates: 37°18′45″N 81°15′35″W / 37.31250°N 81.25972°W / 37.31250; -81.25972
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Mercer
Area
 • Total 4.522 sq mi (11.711697 km2)
 • Land 4.494 sq mi (11.639073 km2)
 • Water 0.028 sq mi (0.072624 km2)
Elevation
2,595 ft (791 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,184
 • Density 482.97/sq mi (186.48/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
24701
Area code(s) 304, 681
GNIS feature ID 54-08764

Bluewell, West Virginia is an unincorporated census-designated place on U.S. Route 52 in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 2,184. It is the terminus of West Virginia Route 20.

The community has no post office, its residences being a part of Bluefield for postal purposes. Its name is derived from being halfway between Bluefield and Bramwell.

The community is home to several businesses and establishments including Dish Network, Buffalo Trail Cabins and Restaurant and Lasting Impressions Flowers & Custom Gifts]].

The community is adjacent to Pinnacle Rock State Park.

Educational institutions

  • Bluewell Elementary
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