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Scarbro, West Virginia
Former company store at Scarbro West Virginia
Former company store at Scarbro West Virginia
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Coordinates: 37°57′11″N 81°09′56″W / 37.95306°N 81.16556°W / 37.95306; -81.16556Coordinates: 37°57′11″N 81°09′56″W / 37.95306°N 81.16556°W / 37.95306; -81.16556
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Fayette
Area
 • Total 0.681 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Land 0.680 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)
Elevation
1,736 ft (529 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 486
 • Density 713.7/sq mi (275.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25917
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555579

Scarbro is a census-designated place (CDP) and coal town in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Scarbro is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of Oak Hill. Scarbro has a post office with ZIP code 25917. As of the 2010 census, its population was 486.

The community was named for the fact a large share of the first settlers were named Scarbrough.

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