Belle, West Virginia

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DuPont's Belle Works along the Kanawha

Belle, WV (West Virginia), in Kanawha County, is located in a broad flats along the Kanawha River. E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co. Inc. opened a specialty and agricultural chemicals manufacturing plant at Belle in 1926. The community was so-named for its beautiful locale. The town today is principally a residential community prized for its riverfront homes. The Cecil I. Walker Machine Company operates a plant in southeast Belle.

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Belle is located eight miles southeast of Charleston, West Virginia, on highway US-60.

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Regional Information

Belle is located in the Metro Valley Region of central West Virginia.