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Mineral County was formed from Hampshire, by Act of February 1, 1866,
and named from the vast mineral resources within its limits. Piedmont,
"Foot of the Mountain,'' was laid out by the New Creek Company and Owen
D. Downey, and incorporated by act of the Legislature, February 20,
1856. [Source: History of West Virginia;By Virgil
Anson Lewis; publ.1887; Pg. 730]
Cities and Towns
Piedmont * Ridgeley * Carpendale * Elk Garden *
Antioch * Atlantic Hill * Barnum * Beryl * Blaine * Burlington *
Champwood * Claysville * Cross * Dans Run * Emoryville * Foote Station
Forge Hill * Fort Ashby * Fountain * Hampshire * Hartmansville *
Headsville * Keymont * Laurel Dale * Limestone * Markwood * Nethkin
* New Creek * Oakmont * Patterson Creek * Reeses Mill * Ridgeley *
Ridgeville * Rocket Center * Russelldale * Short Gap * Skyline *
Sulphur City * Wagoner * Wiley Ford
Athens * Bluefield * Bramwell * Lashmeet * Matoaka * Montcalm * Oakvale
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