McDowell, West Virginia facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Elevation 1,965 ft (599 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
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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