Thursday, West Virginia

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Thursday
Location within the state of West Virginia
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Thursday
Thursday (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°3′7″N81°1′20″W / 39.05194°N 81.02222°W / 39.05194; -81.02222 Coordinates: 39°3′7″N81°1′20″W / 39.05194°N 81.02222°W / 39.05194; -81.02222
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Ritchie
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1548082 [1]

Thursday is an unincorporated community located in Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States. It is near the community of Burnt House.

The community's name origin specifically related to the date of a post office application, which was Thursday. [2] The Post Office [3] was established in 1921 and no longer exists.

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thursday, West Virginia
  2. 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. 626.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thursday WV post office