Copen, West Virginia
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Copen is an unincorporated community in Braxton County, central West Virginia, United States. Located at the confluence of Copen Creek and Bull Fork Creek. Its most famous resident was Melvin Wine (1909–2003), an acclaimed old-time fiddler.
Neighboring towns: Flower; 1.5 miles west, Arnette; SE, Burnsville; east, Bower; north
The community has the name of John Copen, a pioneer settler.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Copen, 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. 184.
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