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War, West Virginia

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A community in McDowell County, War, WV was incorporated in 1920. Name derived from War Creek, which runs through the town, and which was so named by Native Americans about 1788 because of an Indian battle which occurred near the source of the creek. Formerly known as Miner's City.

Population: 788

Elevation: 1400 feet

Weather: War, WV

Lodging: War, WV hotels

Schools: McDowell County Schools
Libraries: McDowell County Public Library