Crab Orchard, West Virginia

Town of Crab Orchard, West Virginia, Raleigh County, New River Gorge Region
Town of Crab Orchard, West Virginia

Crab Orchard, West Virginia (WV), is a community on Crab Orchard Creek in Raleigh County. The town was named for Crab Orchard Creek, a tributary of Piney Creek which courses through the community. Crab Orchard was settled in part by members of the Church of the Brethren, also known as Dunkers or Dunkards or German Baptist Brethren. Highway WV-16 courses through the community between Beckley, West Virginia, and Sophia.

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Crab Orchard is located on the WV-16 expressway approximately two miles southwest of MacArthur, West Virginia, four miles southwest of Beckley, West Virginia, and three miles northeast of Sophia, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Crab Orchard is located in the New River Gorge Region in southern West Virginia.