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Romance, West Virginia

Romance is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, West Virginia, United States. It used to have a post office with a zip code of 25175, but it closed on February 18, 1986.[2] The area between Middle Fork and Advent is also considered Romance.

Romance, West Virginia
Romance is located in West Virginia
Romance
Romance
Romance is located in the US
Romance
Romance
Coordinates: 38°35′50″N 81°35′55″W / 38.59722°N 81.59861°W / 38.59722; -81.59861Coordinates: 38°35′50″N 81°35′55″W / 38.59722°N 81.59861°W / 38.59722; -81.59861
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyJackson
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
25175
Area code(s)304
GNIS ID1549904[1]

The community was named after Romance Parsons, an early settler.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Romance, West Virginia
  2. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 26, 2011.
  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. 539.