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Barbour County was formed in 1843 and named for Virginia jurist, Philip Pendleton Barbour. Philippi, the county seat, was established in 1844.
The Battle of Philippi (1861), also known as the "Philippi Races", was fought here on June 3, 1861.
It was the first land battle of the American Civil War.

Cities & Towns

City Of Belington ~ City Of Phillippi

Town Of Junior

There are many unincorporated communities

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