Lockney, West Virginia facts for kids
|Lockney, West Virginia|
|Elevation||718 ft (219 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1542288|
Lockney is an unincorporated community in Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States. Lockney is located along U.S. Routes 33 and 119 and the Left Fork Steer Creek 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Glenville. Lockney had a post office, which opened on May 17, 1898, and closed on November 9, 2002. The community was named after H. C. Lockney, a senator who was instrumental in securing for the town a post office.
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