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Recent Updates
April 2018
Civil War News: Prisoners after the Battle of Lewisburg - Andrew J. Chewning and John Sprigg

December 2017
Crime News: Jacob Lambert Shot by his son, Zebidee Brown Robbed

Braxton County was formed in 1836 from parts of Lewis, Kanawha, and Nicholas Counties and named for Carter Braxton, a Virginia statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Important salt works were formerly located at Bulltown and here, in 1772, Captain Bull and his family and friendly Delaware Indians were massacred by frontiersman.

Incorporated Communities
Town of Burnsville ~ Town of Flatwoods ~ Town of Gassaway ~ Town of Sutton

Unincorporated Communities
Bonnie * Braxton * Canfield * Caress * Centralia * Clem * Copen * Corley *
Cutlips * Dingy * Duck * Elmira * Exchange * Falls Mill * Frametown * Gip * Glendon *
Heaters * Herold * Little Birch * Little Otter * Napier * Newville * Riffle * Rosedale * Servia *
Strange Creek * Tague * Tesla * Wilsie



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