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Corton, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Elevation 617 ft (188 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554195

Corton is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. Corton is located on the Elk River and West Virginia Route 4 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Clendenin.

The community's name is an amalgamation of the names of two businessmen in the gas industry: J. J. Cornwell and Mr. Tonkin.

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