Gip, West Virginia

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Gip is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Gip is located in the United States
Gip (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°40′40″N 80°59′38″W / 38.67778°N 80.99389°W / 38.67778; -80.99389Coordinates: 38°40′40″N 80°59′38″W / 38.67778°N 80.99389°W / 38.67778; -80.99389
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Gip is an unincorporated community in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Gip's elevation is 932 feet[1] and is in the Eastern time zone.[1]

The community's name is derived from shortening and alteration of the name of Frank Gibson, an early postmaster.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Gip (in Braxton County, WV) Populated Place Profile." Accessed August 2011.
  2. ^ 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. 268.

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