Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 17 West Virginia Town Names

What’s in a name? When it comes to towns in West Virginia, plenty.  There is a story behind every one of them.

Here are 17 such stories that I thought were interesting. For a more complete list of the reasons West Virginia towns are named what they are, see this website. 

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Do you know the story by any other West Virginia towns with interesting names? Let us know in the comments!