Nellis, West Virginia

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Nellis
Unincorporated town
Nellis, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Nellis
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°9′3″N 81°44′33″W / 38.15083°N 81.74250°W / 38.15083; -81.74250Coordinates: 38°9′3″N 81°44′33″W / 38.15083°N 81.74250°W / 38.15083; -81.74250
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyBoone
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID1555196
 
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Nellis
Unincorporated town
Nellis, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Nellis
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°9′3″N 81°44′33″W / 38.15083°N 81.74250°W / 38.15083; -81.74250Coordinates: 38°9′3″N 81°44′33″W / 38.15083°N 81.74250°W / 38.15083; -81.74250
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyBoone
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID1555196

Nellis is an unincorporated coal town in Boone County, West Virginia, United States on Brush Creek. The Nellis Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1] Nellis was named by mine owners Matthew Slush and T.E.B. Siler after Frank E. Nellis, editor of the "Mount Clemens Independent" in Michigan.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.