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Elk Forest, West Virginia

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Elk Forest, West Virginia

Elk Forest
Unincorporated community
Elk Forest
Elk Forest
Location within the state of West Virginia

Coordinates: 38°23′22″N 81°35′35″W / 38.38944°N 81.59306°W / 38.38944; -81.59306Coordinates: 38°23′22″N 81°35′35″W / 38.38944°N 81.59306°W / 38.38944; -81.59306

Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Elk Forest is a residential community out Elk Forest road, which turns off of U.S. Route 119 in Kanawha County West Virginia. Originally built in the late 1950s-early 1960s, it is a part of Mink Shoals, originally willed for development by Amanda Pitzer at her death, now buried at a small cemetery across the road from Elk Forest along Ventura Acres Rd.It is directly opposite Dutch Road which is a part of the Old German Settlement at Mink Shoals. [1]


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