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Gem, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Braxton
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1560647

Gem is an unincorporated community in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Gem is located on West Virginia Route 5, the CSX Railroad, and Saltlick Creek 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Burnsville.

Early variant names were Coger Bluff and Coger Station. The present name is derived from the name of G. E. McCoy, a pioneer citizen.


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