Oakvale, West Virginia

Train Station at Oakvale, West Virginia, Mercer County, Bluestone Region
Train Station at Oakvale, WV

Oakvale, West Virginia (WV), a community in Mercer County, was incorporated in 1907 along the East River and named for large oaks growing in its valley. Oakvale was formerly known as “Frenchville” in honor of a family, named French, that settled the region. Central to an outdoor destination area, the Tate Lohr Wildlife Management Area is located three miles upstream of the community; the Bluestone Lake Wildlife Management Area, 10 miles downstream.

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Location

Oakvale is located on highway WV-112 less than a mile from the US-460 expressway and approximately seven miles west of Glen Lyn, Virginia, and nine miles east of Princeton, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Oakvale is located in the Bluestone Region in southern West Virginia.

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