Omar, West Virginia

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Omar, West Virginia
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Omar, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°45′20″N81°59′58″W / 37.75556°N 81.99944°W / 37.75556; -81.99944 Coordinates: 37°45′20″N81°59′58″W / 37.75556°N 81.99944°W / 37.75556; -81.99944
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Area
[1]
  Total1.140 sq mi (2.95 km2)
  Land1.125 sq mi (2.91 km2)
  Water0.015 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
814 ft (248 m)
Population
 (2010) [2]
  Total552
  Density480/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25638
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1544403 [3]

Omar is a census-designated place (CDP) in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. Omar is located along West Virginia Route 44 and Island Creek, 6.5 miles (10.5 km) south of Logan. [4] Omar has a post office with ZIP code 25638. [5] As of the 2010 census, its population was 522. [2]

The community was named after a local settler. [6]

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References

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. 1 2 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Omar, West Virginia
  4. West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 57. ISBN   0-89933-246-3.
  5. ZIP Code Lookup
  6. 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. 459.