Whitesville, West Virginia (WV), on the Coal River in Boone County, was incorporated in 1935 and named for settler B.W. White. It was formerly known as Jarrold’s Valley and Prichard City. A memorial for the 29 victims of the 2010 explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine, near Montcoal, is located here. The community is situated near the Raleigh County line.
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Map of Whitesville, West Virginia
Whitesville is located in the Hatfield & McCoy Region in southern West Virginia.