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Eureka, West Virginia
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Pleasants
636 ft (194 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1551067

Eureka is an unincorporated community in Pleasants County, West Virginia, United States. Eureka is located on the banks of the Ohio River and West Virginia Route 2, 1 mile (1.6 km) west-southwest of Belmont. Eureka had a post office, which closed on January 16, 1993.

The community was named Eureka after oil was discovered in the area.

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