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Buckeye, West Virginia
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Coordinates: 38°11′09″N 80°08′04″W / 38.18583°N 80.13444°W / 38.18583; -80.13444Coordinates: 38°11′09″N 80°08′04″W / 38.18583°N 80.13444°W / 38.18583; -80.13444
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Pocahontas
2,110 ft (640 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554019

Buckeye is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Buckeye is located along U.S. Route 219, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) southwest of Marlinton. As of mid 2021, US post office now open. Town has large used bookstore, c-store, farm supply, and access to Greenbrier trail and Greenbrier River. Home of Louise McNeill, former poet laureate of WV. La in Buckeye.

The community takes its name from nearby Buckeye Cove.


The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Buckeye has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.

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