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Flat Top, West Virginia
Flat Top, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Flat Top, West Virginia
Flat Top, West Virginia
Location in West Virginia
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Mercer
3,751 ft (1,143 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1539061

Flat Top is an unincorporated community in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. Flat Top is located on U.S. Route 19, 19 miles (31 km) south of Beckley.

Mavis Manor situated at 'flat' part of Flat Top

Flat Top is home of Mavis Manor a Queen Anne style, Victorian manor house and one of southern West Virginia first Farmstay.

The community takes its name from the level highlands upon which it is situated—the "flat top," which follows the crest of "Great Flat Top Mountain" for nearly 30 miles, from the New River Gorge, in the northeast, to the Virginia border in the southwest. The Lilly Monument, erected to honor the memories of settlers Robert and Fannie Lilly, overlooks the community from a knoll to its northeast.

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