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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 codes||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1553946|
Bolt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. 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.
In Spanish: Bolt (Virginia Occidental) para niños
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