New Cumberland, West Virginia

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New Cumberland, West Virginia (WV), the county seat of Hancock County, was platted in 1839 along the Ohio River by John Cuppy and was first known as "Vernon" and "Cuppy Town." It was renamed in the 1850s and was incorporated in 1872. The Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort is located along the river seven miles north of the town.

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Parks & Public Recreation

 Tomlinson Run State Park and the Hillcrest Wildlife Management Area area located roughly five miles to the north and eight miles to the northwest, respectively.


The town is located on highway WV-2 approximately seven miles north or Weirton, West Virginia, and eight miles south of Newell, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

New Cumberland is in the Northern Panhandle Region in northern West Virginia.