Whitesville, West Virginia

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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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Location

Whitesville is located on highway WV-3 approximately three miles southeast of Sylvester, West Virginia, and 20 miles west of the I-77 and I-64 expressways at Pax, West Virginia.

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Whitesville is located in the in southern West Virginia.

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