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Powhatan, West Virginia

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Powhatan, West Virginia

Unincorporated community
Location within the state of West Virginia

Coordinates: 37°24′4″N 81°25′11″W / 37.40111°N 81.41972°W / 37.40111; -81.41972Coordinates: 37°24′4″N 81°25′11″W / 37.40111°N 81.41972°W / 37.40111; -81.41972

Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24877
GNIS feature ID 1555402[1]

Powhatan is an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia located approximately one mile from Northfork, West Virginia. It is home to Huckleberry Trails Inn, a popular food and lodging facility for ATV enthusiasts who travel the surrounding trails. Powhatan has one place of worship, Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Powhatan was named after the famous Powhatan tribe of Native Americans of which Pocahontas belonged.


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