Place:Glebe, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States

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NameGlebe
TypeCommunity
Located inHampshire, West Virginia, United States


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Glebe was an unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA. Glebe is situated at the mouth of the Trough on the South Branch Potomac River 9.5 miles (15.3 km) southwest of Romney on South Branch River Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 8). The community received its name from the old stone glebehouse that was constructed there in the late 18th century. The stone house later became the Hampshire County Poor Farm and remains standing. The community of Sector lies directly across the river.

While Glebe no longer has a post office in operation and only a few residents reside there, it remains a popular spot for canoers and fishermen because of its proximity to the Trough's mouth. For vacationers, sportsmen, and locals alike, Glebe's Trough General Store supplies canoe rentals, fishing supplies, bait, drinks, snacks, and ice.

Historic sites

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  • Old Stone Glebehouse (County Poor Farm), South Branch River Road (CR 8)
  • Saint Luke's Presbyterian Chapel, South Branch River Road (CR 8)

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