kids encyclopedia robot

Cinderella, West Virginia facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Cinderella
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Mingo
Elevation
837 ft (255 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID 1554137

Cinderella is an unincorporated community and coal town in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States.

History

A post office called Cinderella was established in 1911, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966. The community took the name of Cinderella, the character who appeared in the logo of a local mining company. Cinderella has been noted for its unusual place name.

Cinderella was a shipping point on the Norfolk and Western Railway for coal mined in Cinderella Mine.

kids search engine
Cinderella, West Virginia Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.