Rhodell, West Virginia

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Main Street in Rhodell, WV

Rhodell, West Virginia (WV), a community in Raleigh County, was platted in 1907, incorporated in 1937, and named for I. J. Rhodes, a prominent coal operator in the region. Rhodell is situated at the junction of Tommy Creek and Stonecoal Creek approximately one mile northwest of the junction of Tommy Creek and Winding Gulf Creek at the Guyandotte River.

One of the smallest incorporated communities in West Virginia, its population in 2010 was 173, according to the U.S. Census. Its population in 1950 was 829.

Lodging near Rhodell, West VIrginia

Parks & Recreation

The is located on Winding Gulf Creek north of Rhodell.


Rhodell is located on highway WV-16 approximately 11 miles south of Sophia, West Virginia, and nine miles northeast of Mullens, West Virginia.

Map of Rhodell, West VIrginia

Regional Information

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