Ellenboro, West Virginia

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The North Bend Rail Trail courses through Ellenboro, West Virginia

Ellenboro, West Virginia (WV), a community in Ritchie County, was incorporated in 1903 and named in honor of Ellen Mariah Williamson, its first postmistress and the daughter of John Williamson, an early settler. Ellenboro was earlier known as Shumely. The US-50 expressway and the North Bend Rail Trail travel through Ellenboro.

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Ellenboro is located approximately 30 miles east of Parkersburg, West Virginia, and 40 miles west of Clarksburg, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Ellenboro is located in the Heartland Region of northern West Virginia near the Mid-Ohio Valley Region.