Elkhurst, West Virginia facts for kids

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Elkhurst is an unincorporated community in Clay County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.

History

The community derives its name from the nearby Elk River. A variant name was Yankee Dam. A post office called Yankee Dam was in operation between 1882 and 1910.

Coordinates: 38°26′51″N 81°09′21″W / 38.4475°N 81.15583°W / 38.4475; -81.15583


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