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Burnsville in Braxton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Town of Burnsville

 
 
Town of Burnsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, November 10, 2008
1. Town of Burnsville Marker
Inscription. Area first settled in 1798; Payton Byrnes came in 1830. First known as Lumberport in 1866, when Capt. John Burns established first saw mill in area. Incorporated by county in 1902 and named for Burns.
 
Erected 2006 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 51.56′ N, 80° 39.738′ W. Marker is in Burnsville, West Virginia, in Braxton County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street (West Virginia Route 5) and S. Wabash Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Bridge Street. Touch for map. Just west of exit 79 of Interstate 79. Marker is in this post office area: Burnsville WV 26335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Braxton County/Gilmore County (approx. 2.6 miles away); Battle of Bulltown (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bulltown / Bulltown Battle (approx. 7.3 miles away); Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge (approx. 8.3 miles away); Samuel Lewis Hays (approx. 10.2 miles away); Glenville State Teachers College (approx. 10.6 miles away); Attack on Glenville (approx. 10.7 miles away); Fort Moore (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Town of Burnsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, November 10, 2008
2. Town of Burnsville Marker
WV Route 5 (Bridge Street) is behind the marker and west is to the left.
Town of Burnsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, November 10, 2008
3. Town of Burnsville Marker
Interstate 79 exit is in the background and the downtown area of Burnsville is on the side of the interstate.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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