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A community in [[McDowell County]], Davy, WV was incorporated in 1948. Originally known as Hallsville, name changed to Davy in 1901. The community flourished during the coal boom era as a residential town in a coal mining district on the main line of the [http://www.wvrailroads.net/index.php/Norfolk_%26_Western_Railway Norfolk & Western Railroad] (N&W), now the Norfork Southern Corp.
 
A community in [[McDowell County]], Davy, WV was incorporated in 1948. Originally known as Hallsville, name changed to Davy in 1901. The community flourished during the coal boom era as a residential town in a coal mining district on the main line of the [http://www.wvrailroads.net/index.php/Norfolk_%26_Western_Railway Norfolk & Western Railroad] (N&W), now the Norfork Southern Corp.
 
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'''Elevation: '''1189 feet<br/>
 
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'''Weather: '''[http://www.wvwebsites.com/cgi-bin/weather2/hw3.cgi?user=default&theme=default&forecast=zandh&state=wv&place=Davy Davy, WV]
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'''Hotels: '''[http://www.wvwebsites.com/hotels/Davy_WV_Hotels.html Davy, WV hotels]
  
'''Lodging: '''[http://www.wvwebsites.com/hotels/Davy_WV_Hotels.html Davy, WV hotels]
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'''Weather: '''[http://www.wvwebsites.com/cgi-bin/weather2/hw3.cgi?user=default&theme=default&forecast=zandh&state=wv&place=Davy Davy, WV]
  
  
 
'''Schools: '''[http://boe.mcdo.k12.wv.us/ McDowell County Schools]<br/>
 
'''Schools: '''[http://boe.mcdo.k12.wv.us/ McDowell County Schools]<br/>
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'''Libraries: '''[http://mcdowell.lib.wv.us/default.htm McDowell County Public Library]
 
'''Libraries: '''[http://mcdowell.lib.wv.us/default.htm McDowell County Public Library]
  
[http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=37.4783&lon=-81.6536 Topo Map] of Davy, WV
 
  
 
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[http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/nw1274.jpg Winding Gulf Collieries No. 3. Brignetting Plant Davy, WV - Aug. 1931]
 
[http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/nw1274.jpg Winding Gulf Collieries No. 3. Brignetting Plant Davy, WV - Aug. 1931]
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<h3>Map: Davy, WV</h3>
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[http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=37.4783&lon=-81.6536 Topo Map] of Davy, WV
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Circa-1930s photos of Davy, WV
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[http://gallery.wvrailroads.net/Davy_WV/ http://gallery.wvrailroads.net/d/396-2/Davy_WV_3.jpg]
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[http://gallery.wvrailroads.net/Davy_WV/ http://gallery.wvrailroads.net/d/394-2/Davy_WV_2.jpg]
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[http://gallery.wvrailroads.net/Davy_WV/ http://gallery.wvrailroads.net/d/398-2/Davy_WV_4.jpg]
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Latest revision as of 17:50, 11 April 2013

A community in McDowell County, Davy, WV was incorporated in 1948. Originally known as Hallsville, name changed to Davy in 1901. The community flourished during the coal boom era as a residential town in a coal mining district on the main line of the Norfolk & Western Railroad (N&W), now the Norfork Southern Corp.

Elevation: 1189 feet
Longitude: 37.4783
Latitude: -81.6536


Hotels: Davy, WV hotels


Weather: Davy, WV


Schools: McDowell County Schools


Libraries: McDowell County Public Library


Photos:

Davy, WV - along the N&W

N&W station at Davy

Davy business section, along N&W tracks

Winding Gulf Collieries No. 3. Brignetting Plant Davy, WV - Aug. 1931

   

Map: Davy, WV

View a larger version of this map (best viewed full-screen) with links to driving directions and additional mapping options.


Topo Map of Davy, WV

   

Photos

Circa-1930s photos of Davy, WV

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