Matoaka, West Virginia

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Matoaka, West Virginia (WV), a community in Mercer County, was incorporated in 1912 and named for Pocahontas, the daughter of Chief Powhatan. One of her secret tribal names was "Matoaka." Matoaka is situated on Widemouth Creek, a tributary of the Bluestone River.

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Matoaka is located on highway WV-10 approximately 12 miles northwest of Princeton, West Virginia, eight miles north of Montcalm, West Virginia, and 15 miles southeast of Herdon, West Virginia.

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Matoaka is located in the Bluestone Region in southern West Virginia near the .