Amherstdale, West Virginia

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Amherstdale, West Virginia
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Amherstdale, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°47′07″N81°48′33″W / 37.78528°N 81.80917°W / 37.78528; -81.80917 Coordinates: 37°47′07″N81°48′33″W / 37.78528°N 81.80917°W / 37.78528; -81.80917
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Area
[1]
  Total2.970 sq mi (4.779752 km2)
  Land2.952 sq mi (4.7507835 km2)
  Water0.018 sq mi (0.028968192 km2)
Elevation
896 ft (273.101 m)
Population
 (2020) [2]
  Total503
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25607
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1534919 [3]

Amherstdale is a census-designated place in Logan County, West Virginia, United States, along Buffalo Creek. [4]

Its population was 503 as of the 2020 Cencus. [2]

Prior to 2010, Amherstdale was part of the Amherstdale-Robinette CDP. Amherstdale has a post office with ZIP code 25607. [5]

Amherstdale was also affected by the Buffalo Creek flood disaster witch killed, injured, and left thousands homeless.

Amherstdale got its name from the Amherst Coal Company. Many other places such as Accoville also got their name from the Amherst Coal Company.

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