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McClure, Virginia
McClure, Virginia
Unincorporated community
McClure is located in Virginia
McClure
McClure
McClure is located in the United States
McClure
McClure
Coordinates: 37°06?09?N 82°22?35?W / 37.10250°N 82.37639°W / 37.10250; -82.37639Coordinates: 37°06?09?N 82°22?35?W / 37.10250°N 82.37639°W / 37.10250; -82.37639
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyDickenson
Elevation
1,476 ft (450 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
24269
Area code(s)276
GNIS feature ID1493267[1]

McClure is an unincorporated community in Dickenson County, Virginia, United States. McClure is located along the McClure River and Virginia State Route 63 5.5 miles (8.9 km) southeast of Clintwood. McClure had a post office from 1919[2] until it closed on July 6, 2011; it still has its own ZIP code, 24269.[3][4]

Legend has it McClure was named for a pioneer settler who was killed by Indians.[5]

References

  1. ^ "McClure". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Dickenson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ Tennis, Joe (2004). Southwest Virginia Crossroads: An Almanac of Place Names and Places to See. The Overmountain Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-57072-256-1.



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