Mannington, West Virginia

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Mannington, West Virginia (WV), a community in Marion County, was chartered in 1856 and incorporated as a city in 1921. The town is located on the upper reach of Buffalo Creek, a tributary of the Monongahela River, on a former branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O).

Mannington's growth in the late 1800s was fueled by regional gas and oil fields. The South Penn Oil Co., a former subsidiary of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, operated shops here. The Homewood Pottery Company was established here in 1904.

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Mannington is located on highway US-250 approximately six miles west of Farmington, West Virginia, 14 miles west of Fairmont, West Virginia, and 15 miles south of Hundred, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Mannington is located in the Monongahela Valley Region in northern West Virginia.