Place:Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia, United States

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NameElizabeth
TypeTown
Coordinates39.063°N 81.396°W
Located inWirt, West Virginia, United States
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Elizabeth is a town in Wirt County, West Virginia along the Little Kanawha River. The population was 823 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Wirt County. The townsite of Elizabeth was settled by William Beauchamp in 1796, and was known as "Beauchamp's Mills" until 1817, when it was named for Elizabeth Woodyard, the wife of David Beauchamp. Elizabeth was chartered by the Virginia General Assembly in 1822.

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