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West Union, West Virginia

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The county seat of Doddridge County, West Union, WV was incorporated in 1881. The town was known as Lewisport or Union until the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad established a station there in 1857. The name West Union was suggested by Nathan Davis, who owned the land upon which the town is now located. The town was established just across Middle Island Creek from Lewisport, which had some half dozen residences at the time an effort was being made to change the name of that settlement to Union; hence the name "West Union."


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Doddridge County Public Library


   

Maps

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Map of West Union, 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 West Union, WV and vicinity

Census Data

Population: 806 (2000 Census)

Geodata

Elevation: 828 feet
Longitude: -80.7772
Latitude: 39.2964


Variant Names for West Union, WV

Lewisport, Union