West Union, West Virginia

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West Union, WV (West Virginia), the county seat of Doddridge County, was incorporated in 1881. A village on the opposite bank of Middle Island Creek had been known as Union when the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad established a station in 1857, after which the village that developed became known as West Union. The community is a drive of more than 200 miles north of Union, in southern West Virginia, a community with which it is unrelated. The North Bend Rail Trail follows the former route of the B&O through the town.

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West Union is located on highway WV-18 one mile north of the US-50 expressway and approximately eight miles northwest of New Milton, West Virginia, 25 miles southeast of Middlebourne, West Virginia, 14 miles west of Salem, West Virginia, and 15 miles east of Pennsboro, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

West Union is located in the Heartland Region in north-central West Virginia.