Moatsville, West Virginia facts for kids

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Moatsville, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Barbour
Elevation 1,234 ft (376 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26405
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1543473

Moatsville is an unincorporated community in Barbour County, West Virginia, United States. Moatsville is 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Philippi. Moatsville has a post office with ZIP code 26405.

The community most likely was named after the local Moats family.

Moatsville runs along the Tygart River. Most well known for Moats Falls, Moatsville is a nice hang out spot for locals and nearby college students at Alderson Broaddus University. You can find many people enjoying the sun along the river on a summer day. Also along the Arden grate which runs through Moatsville, there are many woods and public hunting grounds for outdoor activities.


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