Pliny, West Virginia

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Pliny is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Pliny is located in the United States
Pliny (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°37′13″N 81°59′14″W / 38.62028°N 81.98722°W / 38.62028; -81.98722Coordinates: 38°37′13″N 81°59′14″W / 38.62028°N 81.98722°W / 38.62028; -81.98722
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID1545053[1]

Pliny is an unincorporated community in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States.[1] It was named for M. Pliny Brown, an early settler;[2] the ZIP code is 25158.

Located near Pliny is Maplewood, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Pliny". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  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. 494.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ "Certificate of Birth". West Virginia Division of Culture and History. West Virginia Vital Statictics. December 10, 1923. Retrieved 7 December 2013.