Becco, West Virginia

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Becco, West Virginia
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Becco, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°47′00″N81°48′51″W / 37.78333°N 81.81417°W / 37.78333; -81.81417 Coordinates: 37°47′00″N81°48′51″W / 37.78333°N 81.81417°W / 37.78333; -81.81417
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Elevation
889 ft (271 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1553830 [1]

Becco is an unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. Becco is located on County Route 16 and Buffalo Creek 4.6 miles (7.4 km) northeast of Man. [2]

The community is named for the Buffalo Eagle Colliery Company (BECCO). [3]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Becco, West Virginia
  2. Logan County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-06. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  3. Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 43.