Doddridge County

Doddridge County is located in north-central West Virginia and has a population of 8,202 (2010 Census).  The county seat is West Union. Doddridge County has been active with oil and natural gas production since around 1900. 

 

There is one sizable town Doddridge County, West Union, with a population of 835.  There are several small towns scattered around the county.

 

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1936  

 

GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – DODDRIDGE COUNTY


CENTER POINT COVERED BRIDGE

LOCATION:  RT 23, CENTER POINT, AT JUNCTION WITH CR 10

GPS:

39* 23’ 22” N / 80* 38’ 05” W

39.389668 N / 80.634789 W

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NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

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NOTE: TOOL MOUNTED ON INTERIOR WALL IS A POST DRILL MADE BY CHAMPION BLOWER AND FORGE. IT WAS USED TO REPAIR AND REPLACE WOODEN BEAMS ON BRIDGE.


CENTRAL STATION BRIDGE

LOCATION:  STONE VALLEY ROAD (CR 50/3) APPX 1-1/2 MILES NORTH OF RT 50, NEAR CENTRAL STATION, APPX 4 MILES WEST OF WEST UNION

GPS: 

39* 17’ 45” N, 80* 49’ 17” W

39.295839 N, 80.821621 W

NOTE:  SITUATED IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO NORTH BEND RAIL TRAIL (PARKERSBURG TO JUST WEST OF CLARKSBURG). RAIL BRIDGE IS VISIBLE IN BACKGROUND OF PHOTO #5. ORIGINAL BRIDGE DEMOLISHED IN 2016.


CHAPMAN J. STUART

LOCATION:  WEST UNION, JUNCTION OF OLD SMITHTON ROAD (OLD RT 50) AND E. MAIN STREET ACROSS MIDDLE ISLAND CREEK FROM DOWNTOWN

GPS: 

39* 17’ 29” N, 80* 46’ 13” W

39.291423 N, 80.770278 W

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GREENBRIER CHURCH

AND CEMETERY

LOCATION:  SOUTH OF SALEM. TAKE CR 29 (PATTERSON FORK ROAD) SOUTH FROM SALEM APPX 2-1/2 MILES. TURN RIGHT (WEST) ON CR 17 (GREENBRIER ROAD) AND GO APPX 3/4 MILE.

GPS:

39* 14’ 47” N / 80* 34’ 58” W

39.246380 N / 80.582835 W


J.H. DISS DEBAR

LOCATION:  LEOPOLD, RT 18 APPX 2 MILES NORTH OF GILMER COUNTY LINE

GPS:

39* 07’ 33” N / 80* 44’ 26” W

39.125878 N / 80.740726 W

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MATTHEW M. NEELY

LOCATION:  RT 18, MARKET (APPX 5 MILES SOUTH OF BLANDVILLE) AT JUNCTION WITH CR 54-1 (PORTO RICO ROAD)

GPS:

39* 12’ 20” N / 80* 42’ 11” W

39.205585 N / 80.703297 W

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SKIRMISH AT WEST UNION /

WEST UNION

LOCATION:  WEST UNION, RT 18, EAST OF TOWN ALONG MIDDLE ISLAND CREEK

GPS:

39* 17’ 41” N / 80* 46’ 18” W

39.294874 N / 80.771686 W

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1012

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Union,_West_Virginia

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT


WEST UNION

LOCATION: (REPLACED??)

RT 18, WEST UNION

POSSIBLY REPLACED WITH PREVIOUS MARKER AT SAME LOCATION ??

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DODDRIDGE COUNTY /

TYLER COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 18 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF WEST UNION

GPS:

39* 21’ 00” N / 80* 48’ 59” W

39.350079 N / 80.816657 W


DODDRIDGE COUNTY /

RITCHIE COUNTY

LOCATION:  OLD RT 50 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 1 MILE EAST OF TOLL GATE, AT ENTRANCE TO INDUSTRIAL SITE

GPS:

39* 16’ 38” N / 80* 54’ 33” W

39.277292 N / 80.909318 W


DODDRIDGE COUNTY /

HARRISON COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 23 (JACOB’S RUN ROAD), APPX 2 MILE NORTH OF JUNCTION WITH RT 50, JUST WEST OF SALEM

GPS:

39* 18’ 20” N / 80* 35’ 08” W

39.305715 N / 80.585665 W


DODDRIDGE COUNTY /

TYLER COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 23 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 3 MILES EAST OF SHIRLEY

GPS:

39* 24’ 04” N / 80* 43’ 48” W

39.401200 N / 80.730196 W

** MISSING ON 04 AUGUST 2021 **

ONLY THE POLE IS REMAINING


DODDRIDGE COUNTY /

HARRISON COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 50 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 2 MILES WEST OF SALEM

GPS: (OLD RT 50 WEST OF DOWNTOWN SALEM)

39* 17′ 34″ N, 80* 33’53” W

39.292923 N, 80.564910 W

** MISSING OVER 10 YEARS ON 04 AUGUST 2021 **


DODDRIDGE COUNTY /

GILMER COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 18 AT COUNTY LINE

GPS:

39* 05’ 58” N / 80* 44’ 56” W

39.099562 N / 80.749126 W

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