About This Place
Coal City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,815 at the 2010 census. Coal City's population is composed of other surrounding unincorporated communities (Whitby, Jonben, and Fireco).
Coal City is located at 37°41′8″N 81°12′37″W / 37.68556°N 81.21028°W / 37.68556; -81.21028 (37.685475, -81.210217).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP known as Coal City has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.2 km²), all of it land. At one point part of Coal City was part of the unincorporated coal town of Abney WV.