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Fitzpatrick, West Virginia

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Fitzpatrick is an unincorporated rural community, or hamlet, in central Raleigh County, located two-miles south of Beckley, WV. A Raleigh County recreation center, Fitzpatrick Park, was formerly developed for African Americans along Piney Creek at Fitzpatrick. The county poor farm was also located at Fitzpatrick. A gristmill and wool-carding mill were located at Fitzpatrick in the late 1800s.