kids encyclopedia robot

Yawkey, West Virginia facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Lincoln
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25573

Yawkey (also Porter Fork) is an unincorporated community in eastern Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States. It lies at the intersection of West Virginia Routes 3 and 214, east of the town of Hamlin, the county seat of Lincoln County. Its elevation is 738 feet (225 m). Although it is unincorporated, it had a post office, with the ZIP code of 25573.

The community most likely was named after the Yawkey family.


Yawkey postmark 
kids search engine
Yawkey, West Virginia Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.