About This Place
Shinnston is a city in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States, along the West Fork River. The population was 2,295 at the 2000 census.
Shinnston is located at 39°23′39″N 80°18′1″W / 39.39417°N 80.30028°W / 39.39417; -80.30028 (39.394030, -80.300273).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km²), all of it land.