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Preston County
was formed from Monongalia County in 1818 and named for Virginia Governor
James Patton Preston.
Its county seat is Kingwood.

Cities and Towns

* Town of Albright * Town of Brandonville * Town of Bruceton Mills
* City of Kingwood * Town of Masontown * Town of Newburg
* Town of Reedsville * Town of Rowlesburg * Town of Terra Alta
* Town of Tunnelton

Unincorporated Communities
* Afton * Alpine Lake * Amboy * Arthurdale * Aurora * Austen * Borgman * Bretz * Cascade * Clifton Mills * Corinth * Cuzzart * Denver * Eglon
* Etam * Evansville * Fellowsville * Gladefarms * Hazelton * Hopemont
* Hopewell * Horse Shoe Run * Howesville * Independence * Israel
* Little Sandy * Manheim * Manown * Marquess * Mount Olivet
* Mount Vernon * Orr * Pisgah * Pleasantdale * Preston * Rockville
* Rodemer * Rohr * Ruthbelle * Saint Joe * Scotch Hill * Sell * Silver Lake
* Sinclair * Snider * Stevensburg * Sugar Valley * Threefork Bridge * Turner Douglass * Valley Point * Victoria * West End * White Oak Springs * Zevely




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SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Fayette County,
Pennsylvania
(north)





Garrett County,
Maryland
(east)





Grant County
(southeast)





Tucker County
(south)
 



Monongalia County
(northwest)




Barbour County
(southwest)

 



Taylor County
(west)

 


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