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White Oak Mountain

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White Oak Mountain as seen from Freezeland Mountain

Location: border of Raleigh County and Summers County

White Oak Mountain is a northeastern extension of Flat Top Mountain in southern West Virginia and an outlier of the Allegheny Mountains. The common border of Summers County and Raleigh County follows the mountain from southwest to northeast. The mountain takes its name from the white oak tree common to the local highlands. The community of White Oak, WV, in Raleigh County is located northeast of the mountain. The community of Jumping Branch, WV, is located to its southwest. WV-3 crosses the western flank of the mountain.