Viney Mountain

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Viney Mountain is a summit in West Virginia, in the United States.[1] With an elevation of 3,809 feet (1,161 m), Viney Mountain is the 138th highest summit in the state of West Virginia.[2]

According to tradition, Viney Mountain derives its name from Vina, a slave who received manumission and the mountain upon her master's death.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Viney Mountain
  2. ^ "Viney Mountain". Peakery.com. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  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. 649.

Coordinates: 38°09′47″N 80°15′55″W / 38.1631739°N 80.2653510°W / 38.1631739; -80.2653510