Bismarck, West Virginia
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|Bismarck, West Virginia|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
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Bismarck was named in honor of Minister President of Prussia Otto von Bismarck (April 1, 1815 – July 30, 1898). Because of various spellings including Bismarch and Bismark, the Board on Geographic Names officially decided upon Bismarck in 1895.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bismarck, West Virginia
- Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 116.
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