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Crab Orchard
Raleigh County, West Virginia


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Statistics & Facts

The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.
The population of Crab Orchard is approximately 2,919 (1990), 2678 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,178 (1990), 1108 (2010).
The amount of land area in Crab Orchard is 5.983 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Crab Orchard to Washington DC is 252 miles.
The distance to the West Virginia state capital is 47 miles. (as the crow flies)
Crab Orchard is positioned 37.74 degrees north of the equator and 81.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Crab Orchard Historical Events

Shirley Allen, National Marble Champion - 1951
From nearby Fairdale
Nicknamed "Windy" by George Springer (well-known for his interest in youth and sports writer for the Raliegh Register Newspaper). The nickname was given because he did not talk much. "Windy" won his marble championship in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

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