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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 John Tyler.
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 Towns
City of Buckhannon

Unincorporated Communities
* Abbott * Adrian * Alexander * Alton * Arlington * Atlas * Beans Mill * Canaan * Carter * Craddock * Daysville
* Deanville * Eden * Ellamore * Evergreen * Excelsior * Five Forks * Freeman * French Creek * Frenchton * Gaines * Gale
* 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


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