Sharples, West Virginia

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Sharples, West Virginia
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Sharples, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°55′13″N81°49′45″W / 37.92028°N 81.82917°W / 37.92028; -81.82917 Coordinates: 37°55′13″N81°49′45″W / 37.92028°N 81.82917°W / 37.92028; -81.82917
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Elevation
843 ft (257 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25183
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555601 [1]

Sharples is an unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. Sharples is located on West Virginia Route 17 10.5 miles (16.9 km) northeast of Logan. Sharples has a post office with ZIP code 25183. [2]

Sharples was the location of a small firefight in the events leading up to the Battle of Blair Mountain. [3]

Sharples in April 1974 KIDS PLAYING OUTSIDE A HOME IN SHARPLES, WEST VIRGINIA, NORTH OF LOGAN. NOTE THE WAY THE OWNER HAS BUILT A PLACE TO... - NARA - 556439.jpg
Sharples in April 1974

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sharples, West Virginia
  2. ZIP Code Lookup
  3. Blizzard, William C. (2010). When miners march. Oakland, CA: PM Press. ISBN   9781604863000.