Stotlers Crossroads, West Virginia

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Stotlers Crossroads
Mount Olivet Church and cemetery along Winchester Grade Road through Stotlers Crossroads
Mount Olivet Church and cemetery along Winchester Grade Road through Stotlers Crossroads
Stotlers Crossroads is located in West Virginia
Stotlers Crossroads
Stotlers Crossroads
Location within the state of West Virginia
Stotlers Crossroads is located in the United States
Stotlers Crossroads
Stotlers Crossroads
Stotlers Crossroads (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°30′48″N 78°13′26″W / 39.51333°N 78.22389°W / 39.51333; -78.22389Coordinates: 39°30′48″N 78°13′26″W / 39.51333°N 78.22389°W / 39.51333; -78.22389
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyMorgan
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1555723[1]

Stotlers Crossroads is a small unincorporated community hamlet in southeastern Morgan County, West Virginia.[1] It is situated along Winchester Grade Road (CR 13) between the South and Middle Forks of Sleepy Creek on the eastern flanks of Highland Ridge (942 feet).

The community was named after W. R. Stotler, a merchant at the namesake crossroads.[2] Stotlers Crossroads is the location of several historic buildings, including the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1888) and Ambrose Chapel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Stotlers Crossroads is a junction of Winchester Grade Road (CR 13) with the Virginia Line and Highland Ridge Roads (CR 8).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stotlers Crossroads". 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. 605.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.