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The Cities and communities of Wyoming County, West Virginia *


Baileysville, Brenton, Bud

Coal Mountain, Cyclone

Elk Lick

Glen Fork, Glen Rogers

Hanover, Herndon

Itmann

Kopperston

Maben, Matheny, McGraws, Mullens

Oceana

Pineville

Stephenson

Wyoming

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, townships, ghost towns, populated places or simply areas designated by the US Census.

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Information & Facts about Wyoming County, West Virginia


History:

The origin of the name of Wyoming is not known, but the name is said to mean "large plain." It was formed in 1850 when Logan County was divided. There are many minerals and natural gas in the area. Because of the rich deposits of ore, there is much coal mining heritage here with camps and abandoned houses throughout the area. Twin Falls State Park is located in the county with golf, hiking and more. R.D. Bailey Lake has the second highest dam in West Virginia, rising up 310 feet. The county seat is Pineville which was settled in 1840.

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