Place:Northfork, McDowell, West Virginia, United States

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NameNorthfork
Alt namesNorth Forksource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS54013790
TypeTown
Coordinates37.417°N 81.432°W
Located inMcDowell, West Virginia, United States
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Northfork is a town in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, located on US Route 52 between Welch and Bluefield.

The population was 429 at the 2010 census. Northfork was incorporated in 1901, so named because of its location on the north fork of the Elkhorn Creek at its junction with the south fork. It was consolidated with the town of Clark on March 26, 1948.

The town also has a museum which has a variety of coal mining items.

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