Iaeger, West Virginia

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Center Street in the town of Iaeger, W.Va.

Iaeger, West Virginia (WV), is a community in McDowell County, incorporated in 1917 and named for Colonel William G. W. Iaeger, the father of Dr. William R. Iaeger, who platted the town in 1885. Iaeger is situated on the Tug Fork River and the junction of its Dry Fork. Downtown Iaeger has been decimated by the decline in coal mining in southern West Virginia and by a flood on the Tug Fork which caused severe water damage.

Lodging near Iaeger, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation

Panther Wildlife Management Area is located southwest of the community.


Iaeger is located approximately 20 miles west of Welch, West Virginia, 12 miles south of Justice, West Virginia, and 25 miles northwest of War, West Virginia.

Map of Iaeger, West Virginia

Regional Information

Iaeger is located in the in southern West Virginia.