Anawalt, West Virginia

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Town of Anawalt, W,Va,

Anawalt, WV (West Virginia), an unincorporated community in McDowell County on Indian Creek, a tributary of the upper Tug Fork River, was named in honor of Colonel Angus Anawalt, manager of Union Supply Co., a subsidiary of the United States Steel Corp., which operated coal mines in the area. Like many towns in McDowell County, the dramatic decline in coal mining over the last half-century has resulted in a steep decline in population.

Lodging near Anawalt, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation

The Anawalt Lake Wildlife Management Area is located two miles southeast of Anawalt. The following public recreation areas are located within a drive of approximately 20 miles of the community.

Pinnacle Rock State Park

Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area


Anawalt is located approximately 20 miles southeast of the county seat at , and 20 miles northwest of .

Map of Anawalt, West Virginia

Regional Information

Anawalt is located in the in southern West Virginia.