Eccles, West Virginia

Eccles, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Eccles, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°46′59″N 81°15′57″W / 37.78306°N 81.26583°W / 37.78306; -81.26583Coordinates: 37°46′59″N 81°15′57″W / 37.78306°N 81.26583°W / 37.78306; -81.26583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
  Total 0.689 sq mi (1.78 km2)
  Land 0.687 sq mi (1.78 km2)
  Water 0.002 sq mi (0.005 km2)
Elevation 2,096 ft (639 m)
Population (2010)[2]
  Total 362
  Density 530/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25836
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1538540[3]

Eccles is a census-designated place (CDP) in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Eccles is located on West Virginia Route 3 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Beckley. Eccles has a post office with ZIP code 25836.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population is 362.[2]

The community was named for a businessperson in the mining industry.[5] Eccles is the site of the April 28, 1914 Eccles coal mining disaster, which took the lives of 180 men.


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