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Parsons, West Virginia

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Parons, WV is a community in Tucker County. John Crouch, pioneer settler, established tomahawk rights here in 1766, but the town was not incorporated until 1893. Parons was named for Ward Parsons, an early pioneer settler who owned the land on which the town was built. At Parson, WV, the Shavers Fork and Blackwater unite to form Cheat River. Hu Maxwell, the historian, lived near the community.


Weather: Parsons, WV

Lodging: Parsons, WV Hotels


Elevation: 1650 feet
Population: 1,463 (2000 Census)
Longitude: -79.6811
Latitude: 39.0964


Variant Name(s) for Parsons, WV

The River City

   

180px-Parsons-WV-Map.gif Map of Parsons, WV showing streets and highways, and nearby airports, parks, hospitals, buildings, churches, cemeteries, trails and other points of interest; with link to driving directions.


Topo map of Parsons, WV and vicinity