The West Virginia. Cyclopedia
Tucker County was formed in 1856 from Randolph County and named for Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848) an eminent jurist and statesman of Virginia. The first county seat of Tucker County was St. George. First permanent white settlers in the area were Thomas and John Parons, two brothers who came from the South Branch of the Potomac and settled about 1772 at Holly Meadows on the Cheat River.
Lodging: Tucker County Hotels
Cities and Towns
Temperature Mean Annual Average: 50 (Degrees F)
January Averages: High 37 (Degrees F) -- Low 17 (Degrees F)
July Averages: High 82 (Degrees F) -- Low 59 (Degrees F)
Long Term Precipitation
January: 3.48 inches -- July: 5.36 (inches) -- Annual: 51.4 (inches)
Mean Annual Snowfall Range
60 - 130 inches
Additional Sources of Information
History of Tucker County, West Virginia -- Published 1884.