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Minden, West Virginia
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Coordinates: 37°58′33″N 81°7′10″W / 37.97583°N 81.11944°W / 37.97583; -81.11944Coordinates: 37°58′33″N 81°7′10″W / 37.97583°N 81.11944°W / 37.97583; -81.11944
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Area
 • Total 0.494 sq mi (1.28 km2)
 • Land 0.494 sq mi (1.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,568 ft (478 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 250
 • Density 506/sq mi (195/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25879
Area code(s) 304

Minden is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 250. It has possessed a post office since 1905.

The community was named after Minden, Germany, the native town of a local coal-mining official. The Arbuckle creek runs through Minden.

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