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Wyoming County

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Wyoming County

Wyoming County was created in 1850 from Logan County, and named for the Delaware Indian phrase "maugh-wau-wa-ma," said to mean either "large plains" or "mountains and valleys alternating."

County Seat: Pineville, WV
Population: 25,708 (2000 Census)
Wyoming County Profile

Lodging: Wyoming County Hotel

Cities and Towns

Pineville, WV
Mullens, WV
Oceana, WV


Wyoming County Public Library


Wyoming County Schools

State Parks

Twin Falls State Park

Points of Interest

Wyoming County Petroglyph


Temperature Mean Annual Average: 53 (Degrees F)
January Averages: High 41 (Degrees F) -- Low 20 (Degrees F)
July Averages: High 85 (Degrees F) -- Low 61 (Degrees F)

Long Term Precipitation

January: 3.36 inches -- July: 4.96 (inches) -- Annual: 44.9 (inches)

Mean Annual Snowfall Range

25 - 40 inches

Wyoming County Weather Forecast

Additional Sources of Information


A History of Middle New River Settlements and Contiguous Territory, published in 1906

West Virginia Geological Survey: Wyoming and McDowell Counties