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Summers County was created by an act of the West Virginia General Assembly on February 27, 1871 from parts of Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer and Monroe counties.
It was named in honor of George W. Summers (1804-1868)
Its county seat is Hinton



Summers County Courthouse
120 Ballengee Street
PO Box 97
Hinton WV 25951


Cities and Towns
Hinton

Other places
* Bellepoint * Brooks * Elton * Forest Hill * Green Sulphur Springs
* Greenbrier Springs * Hix * Indian Mills * Madams Creek
* Nimitz * Pence Springs * Pipestem * Sandstone * Talcott




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Monroe County
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southwest)

 


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