Braxton County

Braxton County is located in central West Virginia. In fact, it is home to the geographical center of the state.  The population in 2020 was 12,447 and the county seat is Sutton. It is home to Sutton Dam and Sutton Lake, a popular recreational site.  Major industries include oil/gas and timber.  
Major cities in Braxton County include Sutton, Flatwoods, Burnsville, and Gassaway. 

 

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GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – BRAXTON COUNTY


BIG DUNKARD /

BURNING SPRINGS SAND

LOCATION: (APPX – MISSING) RT 19 / RT 4, FALLS MILL, APPX 12 MILES NORTH-EAST OF FLATWOODS, APPX 1 MILE NORTH OF TURNOUT TO BULLTOWN PARK

GPS: (APPX)

38* 46′ 33″ N, 80* 32′ 56″ W

38.776014 N, 80.549129 W

USGS MAP AND DESCRIPTION

ABSTRACT – MARSHALL UNIVERSITY DEPT OF GEOLOGY

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BULLTOWN / BULLTOWN BATTLE

LOCATION: RT 19 / RT 4, APPX 10 MILES NORTH-EAST OF FLATWOODS, APPX 3/4 MILE FROM TURNOFF TO HISTORIC AREA

GPS:

38* 47′ 35″ N, 80* 33′ 41″ W

38.793228 N, 80.561521 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – BULLTOWN

WIKIPEDIA – BULLTOWN

WVEXPLORER – BULLTOWN BATTLE

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BURNING OF SUTTON

LOCATION: SUTTON, CR 19/40 (MAIN STREET), APPX 200 YARDS EAST OF RT 4 INTERSECTION, APPX 1/2 MILE WEST OF DOWNTOWN SUTTON AND COURTHOUSE, APPX 50 YARDS FROM SUTTON MARKER

GPS:

38* 39′ 59″ N, 80* 42′ 55″ W

38.666471 N, 80.715335 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – SUTTON

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GEOGRAPHIC CENTER

LOCATION: APPX 3-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF SUTTON, CORNER OF CR 19/40 (OLD TURNPIKE ROAD) AND CR 17 (CENTRALIA ROAD)

GPS:

38* 37′ 15″ N, 80* 41′ 59″ W

38.621058 N, 80.699871 W

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SKIRMISH AT SALT LICK BRIDGE

LOCATION: RT 19 / RT 4, APPX 7 MILES NORTH OF FLATWOODS, APPX 50 YARDS SOUTH OF CR 22 (CORLEY-CARESS-MT NEBO ROAD) AT TURNOUT

GPS:

38* 46′ 05″ N, 80* 36′ 58″ W

38.768324 N, 80.616150 W

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE – 11TH REGIMENT, WV INFANTRY

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SUTTON

LOCATION: SUTTON, CR 19/40 (MAIN STREET), APPX 200 YARDS EAST OF RT 4 INTERSECTION, APPX 1/2 MILE WEST OF DOWNTOWN SUTTON AND COURTHOUSE , APPX 50 YARDS FROM BURNING OF SUTTON MARKER

GPS:

38* 39′ 58″ N, 80* 42′ 53″ W

38.666289 N, 80.714892 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – SUTTON

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – SUTTON DAM AND LAKE

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES – SUTTON

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TOWN OF BURNSVILLE

LOCATION: BURNSVILLE, RT 5, APPX 200 YARDS WEST OF I-79 EXIT 79 (BURNSVILLE)

GPS:

38* 51′ 33″ N, 80* 39′ 44″ W

38.859298 N, 80.662331 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – BURNSVILLE

WIKIPEDIA – BURNSVILLE

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BRAXTON COUNTY /

CLAY COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 4 AT INTERSECTION WITH CR 11 (SERVIA ROAD) DUCK, APPX 2-1/2 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF I-79 EXIT 46

GPS:

38* 35′ 11″ N, 80* 56′ 13″ W

38.586399 N, 80.937170 W

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BRAXTON COUNTY /

GILMER COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 4 MILES WEST OF BURNSVILLE AND I-79 EXIT 79, APPX 50 YARDS WEST OF LONG SHOAL ROAD

GPS:

38* 52′ 36″ N, 80* 42′ 15″ W

38.876721 N, 80.704446 W

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BRAXTON COUNTY /

LEWIS COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 19/ RT 4, APPX 1-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF IRELAND, APPX 16 MILES NORTH-EAST OF FLATWOODS

GPS:

38* 47′ 55″ N, 80* 28′ 57″ W

38.798693 N, 80.482739 W

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BRAXTON COUNTY /

NICHOLAS COUNTY

** MISSING – REMOVED **

LOCATION: RT 19, APPX 8 MILES SOUTH OF I-79 EXIT 57

(REMOVED WHEN RT 19 WAS EXPANDED TO 4-LANES)

GPS: (COUNTY LINE)

38* 32′ 03″ N, 80* 43′ 20″ W

38.534330 N, 80.722382 W

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