Monongah, West Virginia (WV), a community on the West Fork River in Marion County, was incorporated in 1891 and named in association with the Monongahela River, which is formed by the junction of the West Fork and Tygart Valley River four miles eastward. One of the worst mining disasters in U.S. history occured at Monongah in 1907 when 361 miners died in an explosion at a coal mine operated by the Consolidated Coal Company.
Lodging near Monongah, West Virginia
Map of Monongah, West Virginia
Monongah is located in the Monongahela Valley Region in northern West Virginia.