Bruceton Mills, WV (West Virginia), a community in Preston County, was chartered in 1853 and named by settler John Hoffman for his stepfather, George Bruce, who is said to have been a descendant of Robert Bruce, a king of Scotland. Several mills at Bruceton have been powered by the Big Sandy Creek, a tributary of the Cheat River and a popular destination for kayaking. The lower cheat near Bruceton Mills is a popular whitewater rafting stream.
Lodging near Bruceton Mills, West Virginia
Parks & Public Recreation
The following parks and public recreation areas are located within 20 miles of Bruceton Mills.
- Bruceton Mills Lake (Bruceton Mills)
- Coopers Rock State Forest
- Chestnut Ridge Regional Park
Bruceton Mills located on the I-68 expressway approximately 15 miles north of the county seat at Kingwood, West Virginia. Brandonville, West Virginia, is located approximately one mile to the northeast.