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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.

Unincorporated community
Romance is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Romance is located in the US
Romance (the US)
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
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jackson
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 25175
Area code(s) 304
GNIS ID 1549904[1]

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


  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.