Evansville, West Virginia

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Evansville
Unincorporated community
Evansville is located in West Virginia
Evansville
Evansville
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°19′59″N 79°52′7″W / 39.33306°N 79.86861°W / 39.33306; -79.86861Coordinates: 39°19′59″N 79°52′7″W / 39.33306°N 79.86861°W / 39.33306; -79.86861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Preston
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1538761[1]

Evansville is an unincorporated community in Preston County, West Virginia, United States. Evansville lies on the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Route 50) along Little Sandy Creek.

History[edit]

Evansville was laid out in 1831 by James Evans, and named for him.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Evansville, West Virginia
  2. ^ Morton, Oren Frederic; Cole, J. R. (1914). A History of Preston County, West Virginia. Journal Publishing Company. p. 267.