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Barboursville in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Barboursville

 
 
Barboursville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Barboursville Marker
Inscription. Established, 1813. County seat moved here from Guyandotte and remained until taken to Huntington in 1887. Before the Guyandotte courthouse was chosen,court met at the home of William Merritt, 1809-1810, on Mud River near here.
 
Erected 1968 by Western Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 24.618′ N, 82° 17.736′ W. Marker is in Barboursville, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Water Street on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barboursville WV 25504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barboursville Engagement (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Toll House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woody Williams Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Virginia Colored Children's Home (approx. 4.3 miles away); Guyandotte (approx. 5.2 miles away); Battle of Guyandotte (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Guyandotte (approx. 5.3 miles away); Madie Carroll House (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barboursville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Barboursville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Barboursville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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