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Upshur County was formed in
1851 from Randolph, Barbour, and Lewis Counties and named for Abel Parker Upshur, a distinguished statesman and
jurist of Virginia. Upshur served as United States Secretary of State and Secretary of the Navy under President
The county seat is the City of Buckhannon
Upshur County was the site of the Sago Coal Mine Disaster on January 2, 2006, where an explosion trapped 13 miners
for 2 days, killing all but 1.
Incorporated Cities and
City of Buckhannon
* Abbott * Adrian * Alexander * Alton * Arlington * Atlas * Beans
Mill * Canaan * Carter * Craddock * Daysville
* Deanville * Eden * Ellamore * Evergreen * Excelsior * Five Forks * Freeman * French Creek * Frenchton * Gaines
* Goodwin * Gormley * Goshen * Gould * Hampton * Heavener Grove *
Hemlock * Hinkleville * Hodgesville * Holly Grove
* Hoover Town * Imperial * Ingo * Ivy * Kanawha Head * Kedron *
Kesling Mill * Lorentz * McCuetown * Midvale
* Nebo * Newlonton * Overhill * Palace Valley * Post Mill * Queens *
Red Rock * Reger * Rock Cave * Rocky Ford
* Ruraldale * Sago * Sand Run * Selbyville * Shahan * South
Buckhannon * Swamp Run * Tallmansville * Tenmile
* Tennerton * Teter * Vegan * White Oak * Wilsontown * Yokum * Zion
Church Histories / Records
Aug 2014: 1883 pensioners
July 2013: bio for FARNESWORTH
Apr 2013: Community News: Twenty Building Burned; Death
Records from 1896-1900; Post Office Locations
Dec 2012: Listing of Cemeteries, Death Records: 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, World War 2 Honor List, List
of Schools, Laura J. Arnold Obituary, Lenora Johnson Obituary,
William Parks, Broke - Israel Marriage
Jun 2012: Pensions Granted
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