Sand Fork, West Virginia

Sand Fork, West Virginia (WV), a community in Gilmer County, was incorporated in 1903 as “Layopolis” and named in honor of William Lay, an employee of the Eureka Pipe Line Company. The community later took the name of the stream that enters the Little Kanawha River there.

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Sand Fork is located on WV-5 approximately six miles east of Glenville, West Virginia, and 10 miles west of the I-79 expressway at Burnsville, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Sand Fork is located in the Heartland Region in central West Virginia.

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