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Gem, West Virginia
|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|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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