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Bolt, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Bolt West Virginia Post Office
|• Total||5.451 sq mi (14.12 km2)|
|• Land||5.445 sq mi (14.10 km2)|
|• Water||0.006 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||1,988 ft (606 m)|
|• Density||100.53/sq mi (38.82/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1553946|
Bolt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Raleigh and Wyoming counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Bolt is located on West Virginia Route 99, 12 miles (19 km) west of Beckley. Bolt has a post office with ZIP code 25817. As of the 2010 census, its population is 548.
A post office called Bolt has been in operation since 1902. One Mr. Bolt, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name.
Little Jimmy Dickens, a country singer, was born at Bolt in 1920.
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