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Eccles, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Area
 • Total 0.689 sq mi (1.78 km2)
 • Land 0.687 sq mi (1.78 km2)
 • Water 0.002 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 2,096 ft (639 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 362
 • Density 525.4/sq mi (202.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25836
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1538540

Eccles is a census-designated place (CDP) in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Eccles is located on West Virginia Route 3 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Beckley. Eccles has a post office with ZIP code 25836. As of the 2010 census, its population is 362.

The community was named for a businessperson in the mining industry. Eccles is the site of the April 28, 1914 Eccles coal mining disaster, which took the lives of 180 men.

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