Sector, West Virginia

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Sector
Unincorporated community
Sector is located in West Virginia
Sector
Sector
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°13′41″N 78°51′21″W / 39.22806°N 78.85583°W / 39.22806; -78.85583Coordinates: 39°13′41″N 78°51′21″W / 39.22806°N 78.85583°W / 39.22806; -78.85583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hampshire
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26757
GNIS feature ID 1560601[1]

Sector is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is located along the west bank of the South Branch Potomac River on Fleming-Sector Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 8/3) across the river from the community of Glebe.

Sector grew as a result of its operation of a post office and station on the South Branch Valley Railroad in the early 20th century. On the railroad, it was known as Glebe Station because of its proximity to Glebe. A suspension bridge once connected the two communities via Fleming-Sector Road, but this was repeatedly demolished by a succession of serious floods, most recently in the late 1930s or early '40s after which it was not rebuilt.

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