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Grant Town, West Virginia

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Grant Town, WV, is a community in Marion County, near Fairmont, WV, on Paw Paw Creek and was for many years a prosperous coal mining town. Its originally settlers were the McCoys, Ballah, Toothman, and Hibbs families. The town was established in 1901 by the Federal Coal and Coke Company and named Grant Town for Robert Grant, then vice president of the coal company. However, it was not incorporated until October 10, 1945.


Population: 657

Elevation: 1010 feet


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