Gay, West Virginia

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Gay, West Virginia
Gay is located in West Virginia
Gay
Gay
Gay is located in the United States
Gay
Gay
Coordinates: 38°46′14″N 81°33′11″W / 38.77056°N 81.55306°W / 38.77056; -81.55306Coordinates: 38°46′14″N 81°33′11″W / 38.77056°N 81.55306°W / 38.77056; -81.55306
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyJackson
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
25244
Area code(s)304
GNIS ID1539361[1]

Gay is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, West Virginia, United States. Although it is unincorporated, Gay has a post office, with the ZIP Code of 25244.[2]

One Mr. Gay, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gay, West Virginia
  2. ^ "Gay, WV post office locations". postofficefinder.org. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 56.