Man, West Virginia

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Main Street along Buffalo Creek in Man, WV

Man, West Virginia (WV), a community in Logan County, was incorporated in 1918. Its name was derived from the last syllable of the surname of Ulysses Hichman, a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from Logan County from 1866 until 1869. Man is situated on the Guyandotte River at the mouth of Buffalo Creek, which  in 1972 after a coal company dam near its source failed. During construction of Man Hospital in 1954, a village occupied between 1450-1550 AD was unearthed.

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Parks & Public Recreation

The  is located southwest of Man.


Man is located on highway WV-10 approximately 14 miles southeast of Logan, West Virginia, 20 miles west of Oceana, West Virginia, and 16 miles north of Justice, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Man is located in the in southwestern West Virginia.