Green Bank

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Location of Green Bank in West Virginia
Basic data
US state : West Virginia
Residents : 143 in 2010

Green Bank is located in eastern Pocahontas County , West Virginia, in the Allegheny Mountain Range and can be reached via West Virginia Route 28 .

National Radio Quiet Zone

The city is the location of the Green Bank Observatory and therefore belongs to the National Radio Quiet Zone and therefore has no cellular or WiFi reception. Green Bank is close to the “Snowshoe” ski area.

Economy and public institutions

The village has a post office, a bank, a payphone, a public library, a retirement home, a petrol station and pizzeria, and a shop opened in 2010.

See also

Individual evidence

  1. American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau , accessed April 15, 2014
  2. a b The strange life in the valley of the cellphone-less , Die Welt Online from April 13, 2015.

Coordinates: 38 ° 25 ′  N , 79 ° 50 ′  W