Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. How many caves and caverns are there in the County? A. Unknown – more than 500. Q. Name the state parks in our County. A. Watoga, Cass Scenic Railroad, Droop Mountain Battlefield, Beartown, Greenbrier River...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the anticline near Huntersville called? A. Devil’s Backbone Q. What are the four land districts of the county? A. Green Bank, Huntersville, Edray and Little Levels. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Pocahontas County lies entirely in what national forest? A. Monongahela National Forest Q. In what region of the county is found a misplaced tract of arctic tundra? A. Cranberry Glades   Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. How many rivers flow into Pocahontas? A. None Q. How does the average altitude of Pocahontas compare with other counties east of the Rockies? A. Highest average altitude. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Name the counties which border Pocahontas. A. Randolph, Pendleton, Highland, Bath, Greenbrier and Webster. Q. Name the rivers which originate in Pocahontas County. A. Greenbrier, Cherry, Cranberry, Shavers Fork of Cheat, Tygart, Williams, Elk and Gauley. Historic...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the area of Pocahontas County? A. 942 square miles Q. How does our county compare in size with other counties in West Virginia? A. Third. Randolph is the largest county; Greenbrier is second largest. Historical...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1891-2021

For whom was our county named? A. Indian Princess Pocahontas Where was the first county seat? A. Huntersville Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 William T. Price Some Preliminary Words From all that remains of the former presence of the Indians...