Place:Anawalt, McDowell, West Virginia, United States

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NameAnawalt
TypeTown
Coordinates37.336°N 81.437°W
Located inMcDowell, West Virginia, United States
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Anawalt is a town in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. At one time it was known as Jeanette. The population was 226 at the 2010 census. Anawalt was incorporated in 1949. It is named in honor of Colonel Anawalt, who was then manager of Union Supply Company, a subsidiary of the United States Steel Company. Coal mining remains the town's chief industry. Anawalt is the closest town for the unincorporated communities of Jenkinjones, Conklintown, Pageton, Leckie, and Little Creek.

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