Sago, West Virginia

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Sago
Unincorporated community
Sago is located in West Virginia
Sago
Sago
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°54′51″N 80°13′48″W / 38.91417°N 80.23000°W / 38.91417; -80.23000Coordinates: 38°54′51″N 80°13′48″W / 38.91417°N 80.23000°W / 38.91417; -80.23000
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Upshur
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1555552[1]

Sago /ˈsɡ/ is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia. It is located along the Buckhannon River and is the site of the Sago Mine, scene of the 2006 Sago Mine disaster.

Sago WV postmark.jpg

Also located in Sago is the Sago Baptist Church, shown repeatedly by the international media during the Sago Mine accident relief effort as it served as the site of family briefings and vigils.

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