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Worthington

May 22, 2019 10:14 am Published by Comments Off on Worthington

The community of Worthington was incorporated in 1893. It is the namesake of Colonel George Worthington, an early settler. Worthington... View Article

White Hall

May 22, 2019 10:12 am Published by Comments Off on White Hall

White Hall is a small community located south of Fairmont. Incorporated in 1992, its population was 648 at the time... View Article

Rivesville

May 22, 2019 10:09 am Published by Comments Off on Rivesville

A former coal town, Rivesville is a growing community on the north-west bank of the Monongahela River. It was founded... View Article

Monongah

May 22, 2019 10:05 am Published by Comments Off on Monongah

The name Monongah is a derivative of Monongahela, the river just north of the town. Incorporated in 1891, it was... View Article

Grant Town

May 22, 2019 10:01 am Published by Comments Off on Grant Town

Established in 1901 with the opening of the Federal Coal and Coke Company and named after company vice president Robert... View Article

Farmington

May 22, 2019 10:00 am Published by Comments Off on Farmington

The hometown of Senator Joe Manchin and athletes/Pro Football Hall of Famers Frank Gatski and Sam Huff, Farmington is a... View Article

Fairview

May 22, 2019 9:58 am Published by Comments Off on Fairview

Named after the old Fairview Inn near the original townsite, Fairview is a small community with a population of 408... View Article

Barrackville

May 22, 2019 9:56 am Published by Comments Off on Barrackville

Barrackville was settled in 1767 by William “Indian Billy” Ice and named in honor of John Barrack, an early settler.... View Article

Pleasant Valley

May 22, 2019 9:54 am Published by Comments Off on Pleasant Valley

Just south of Fairmont, Pleasant Valley is the oldest community in West Virginia, and became a city when it was... View Article

Mannington

May 20, 2019 12:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Mannington

Fairmont

May 20, 2019 12:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Fairmont

The county seat of Marion County and its largest city, Fairmont, then called Middletown, was established in 1820 by the... View Article