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Monongah, WV

  • Monongah
  • 304-534-3365
  • 430 Bridge Street Monongah, WV 26554

The name Monongah is a derivative of Monongahela, the river just north of the town. The 2010 census counted the population of 1,044. Prominent individuals born in Monongah include Ruth Broe, U.S. Marine; Senator Roman Prezioso and University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban.

What’s there?

The Dairy Kone
Mary Lou Retton Park
Monongah Mine Memorial

The History:

Incorporated in 1891, it was originally called Briar Town, and later, Camdensburg, after Senator Johnson N. Camden. Memorials have been erected in the town to recognize the lives lost in the Monongah Mining Disaster.

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