Place:Whitesville, Boone, West Virginia, United States

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NameWhitesville
TypeTown
Coordinates37.981°N 81.534°W
Located inBoone, West Virginia, United States
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Whitesville is a town and former coal town in Boone County, West Virginia, United States, along the Big Coal River. The population was 514 at the 2010 census. Whitesville was incorporated on August 15, 1935 by the Boone County Circuit Court. It is named for B. W. White, a prominent early settler in the area. Whitesville was formerly known as Jarrold's Valley and Pritchard City.

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