Cherry Grove, West Virginia
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Cherry Grove is an unincorporated community located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States. Cherry Grove lies within the Monongahela National Forest at the confluence of Big Run with the North Fork South Branch Potomac River.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, Cherry Grove has also been known throughout its history as Big Run, Big Run School, Champe Rocks, Mullenax, Mullenun, and Mullenux. The present name is derived from the local Cherry Grove school.
Champe Rocks are located some 20 miles north of Cherry Grove and would not have been an alternate name.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cherry Grove, 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. 168.
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