Wyoming County

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Wyoming County, West Virginia historic marker

Wyoming County, West Virginia; historic marker by WV Historic Commission. Location: WV Hwy 16 at the Wyoming-Raleigh County line.  Photo by Jimmy Emerson, DVM/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/No Derivative Works).



Formed in 1850 from Logan. Named for the Wyoming tribe of Indians. First settler was John Cooke; first permanent settlement, Oceana. County has vast areas of smokeless coal. Among its natural features are Castle and Burning Rocks.

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