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Jackson County History

West Virginia

Jackson County

Jackson County was formed in 1831 form parts of Wood, Kanawha and Masson County and was named after Andrew Jackson the 7th president of the United States. 

ANGERONA, BEATYSVILLE, BELGROVE, COTTAGEVILLE, DANSTOWN, DRIFT RUN, EVERGREEN HILLS, ESTAR, EVANS, FROZENCAMP, FOSTER CHAPEL, FAIRPLAIN, GAY, HILLS CROSSING, JONES CROSSING, KENNA, KENTUCK, LIVERPOOL, LOCKHART, LONE CEDAR, LOUTHER, LEROY, MUSES BOTTOM, MORGAN, MOUNT ALTO, MURRAYSVILLE, MILLWOOD,  MOUNT TELL, NUZUMS, NESSELROAD, ODAVILLE, PLUM ORCHARD, PARCHMENT VALLEY, RAVENSWOOD, RIPLEY, RIPLEY LANDING, ROCK CASTLE, SANDYVILLE, STATTS MILLS, SALT HILL, SHATTO, SILVERTON, SIDNEYVILLE, SKULL RUN, TOPINS GROVE, WILDING, WISEBURG, WILLOWDALE 


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Silverton

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Welcome to Ripley

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Wanted

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The Jackson County Historical Society

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