Place:Blennerhassett, Wood, West Virginia, United States

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NameBlennerhassett
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates39.254°N 81.624°W
Located inWood, West Virginia, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
River Hill Cemetery
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Blennerhassett is a census-designated place (CDP) in Wood County, West Virginia, United States. It is part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,089 at the 2010 census.

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This community is named after Blennerhassett Island, an island in the Ohio River near the area. The island's name originated from the owner of the island in the 19th century: Harman Blennerhassett, an Irish immigrant to the United States.

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