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Coordinates: 37°24′10″N 81°22′49″W / 37.40278°N 81.38028°W / 37.40278; -81.38028Coordinates: 37°24′10″N 81°22′49″W / 37.40278°N 81.38028°W / 37.40278; -81.38028
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
1,965 ft (599 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555083

McDowell is an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. McDowell is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east-southeast of Northfork.

The community most likely was named after the local McDowell Coal and Coke Company.

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