Mabscott, West Virginia

Storehouses in Mabscott, W.Va.

Mabscott, West Virginia (WV), a community in Raleigh County, was incorporated in 1906 and named by coal operator Cyrus H. Scott for his wife, Mabel Shinn Scott, of Shinnston, West Virginia. Until the 1950s, Mabscott was principally an industrial and railway shipping center on a branch of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway that follows Whitestick Creek. The town is adjacent to the city of on the southwest.

Lodging near Mabscott, West Virginia


On the WV-16 expressway at I-77 and I-64, Mabcott adjoins Beckley, West Virginia, on the southeast is located 1.5 miles north of MacArthur, West Virginia, and three miles north of Crab Orchard, West Virginia.

Map of Mabscott, West Virginia

Regional Information

Mabscott is located in the New River Gorge Region in southern West Virginia.