Captina Island

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Captina Island
Captina Island is located in Ohio
Captina Island
Captina Island
Geography
Location Ohio River, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°52′31″N 80°47′10″W / 39.8753529°N 80.7861995°W / 39.8753529; -80.7861995Coordinates: 39°52′31″N 80°47′10″W / 39.8753529°N 80.7861995°W / 39.8753529; -80.7861995
Administration

Captina Island is an island on the Ohio River in Marshall County, West Virginia, USA. Powhatan Point, Ohio is located on the opposite shore from Captina Island. It lies at the southern end of Round Bottom with a stream-like channel separating the island from the West Virginia shore. Captina Island was once the place where watermelons were grown for the Marshall County Fair. It is part of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

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