Meadow Bridge, West Virginia

Shaffer's Store at Meadow Bridge, WV, Fayette County, New River Gorge Region
Shaffer's Store, Meadow Bridge. WV

Meadow Bridge, West Virginia (WV), a community in Fayette County, was incorporated in 1920 and named for the location of a bridge over the upper Meadow Creek near the Meadow River. The Meadow River Lumber Company began timbering in the region in the early 1900s and built a line through the town, the Sewell Valley Railroad, which connected its mill at Rainelle with the mainline of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O).

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Parks & Public Recreation

Meadow Bridge is situated in an area of meadows known colloquially as the Little Meadows, which is associated with a larger area of meadows, the Big Meadows, on the nearby Meadow River. The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve flanks the town to the southwest.


Meadow Bridge is located on highway WV-20 approximately 12 miles southwest of highway US-60 at Rainelle, West Virginia, and seven miles north of the I-64 expressway at Green Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Map of Meadow Bridge, West Virginia

Regional Information

Meadow Bridge is located in the New River Gorge Region in southern West Virginia near the Greenbrier Valley Region.