Place:Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, United States

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NameBerwind
TypeCommunity
Coordinates37.267°N 81.667°W
Located inMcDowell, West Virginia, United States
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Berwind is a census-designated place on the Dry Fork in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population is 278. The town of Berwind is named for Edward Julius Berwind owner of the Berwind Company and it was later incorporated in 1905. Berwind is the hometown of Vern Bickford, a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Braves in Boston (1948-1952) and Milwaukee (1953), and for the Baltimore Orioles (1954).

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