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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

Libraries

Wyoming County Public Library

Schools

Wyoming County Schools

State Parks

Twin Falls State Park


Points of Interest

Wyoming County Petroglyph


Climate

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

Books

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

West Virginia Geological Survey: Wyoming and McDowell Counties