Cabins, West Virginia

Cabins, West Virginia
Cabins is located in West Virginia
Cabins is located in the United States
Coordinates: 38°59′56″N 79°12′19″W / 38.99889°N 79.20528°W / 38.99889; -79.20528Coordinates: 38°59′56″N 79°12′19″W / 38.99889°N 79.20528°W / 38.99889; -79.20528
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
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Cabins is an unincorporated community on the North Fork South Branch Potomac River in Grant County, West Virginia, United States.[2] Cabins lies within the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area of the Monongahela National Forest.

According to the Geographic Names Information System, Cabins has also been known throughout its history as Cabin, Corner, Corners, and Hyre's Rock. The Board on Geographic Names officially decided upon Cabins as the community's name in 1965.[1] The origin of the name "Cabins" is obscure.[3]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cabins
  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. 146.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141.