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St. Marys, West Virginia

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The county seat of Pleasants County, St. Marys, WV, was originally chartered in 1815. named in 1859 by its founder, Alexander H. Creel, in honor of the Virgin Mary, who, according to legend, appeared to him in a vision one night as the steamer upon which he was traveling on the Ohio River was passing the point where he afterwards established the town.

St. Marys, WV
St. Marys Hotels


Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Elevation: 628 feet
Population: 2,017 (2000 Census)
Longitude: -81.2053
Latitude: 39.3917


180px-St-Marys-Map.gif Map of Saint Marys, WV showing streets and highways, and nearby airports, parks, hospitals, buildings, churches, cemeteries, trails and more; with link to driving directions.

Topo map of St. Marys and vicinity