Blue Pennant, West Virginia

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Blue Pennant
Blue Pennant is located in West Virginia
Blue Pennant
Blue Pennant
Location within the state of West Virginia
Blue Pennant is located in the United States
Blue Pennant
Blue Pennant
Blue Pennant (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°58′15″N 81°33′34″W / 37.97083°N 81.55944°W / 37.97083; -81.55944Coordinates: 37°58′15″N 81°33′34″W / 37.97083°N 81.55944°W / 37.97083; -81.55944
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyBoone
Elevation
1,040 ft (320 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS ID1553933[1]

Blue Pennant is an unincorporated community in Boone County, West Virginia. At one time, it was known as Red Dragon[2] which has closed its post office. Red Dragon as a community was also called Kam and then Mordue.

The community most likely was named after the local Blue Pennant coal company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blue Pennant, West Virginia
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Red Dragon WV post office
  3. ^ 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. 523.