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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price During the war, Huntersville was burned by Federal Troops sent in from the garrison at Beverly, to prevent it being a Confederate depot for military...

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...

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. 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. What is the oldest church building in Pocahontas County and where is it? A. Hamlin Chapel, on Stony Creek. Q. Name the municipalities in Pocahontas County. A. Durbin, Marlinton and Hillsboro. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County –...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price It may not be inappropriate at this time to embody some facts concerning the development of the county in the last decade of the 19th...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Name the major Indian trail through Pocahontas County. A. Seneca or Warrior’s Trail Q. What U. S. route follows this trial from New York to Georgia? A. U. S. Rt. 219 Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County...

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...