Flat Top is a small, unincorporated community that can be found inside of Mercer County in the south western part of the state of West Virginia. It is just south of the city of Beckley, located right along U.S. Route 19. This city is home to the first Farmstay in West Virginia and Mavis Manor, which is a special Victorian manor part of this farmstay. The name is derived from the highlands on which the community is situated. It is right along the crest of the Flat Top Mountain on the Virginia border.