Copen, West Virginia

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Copen
Unincorporated community
Copen is located in West Virginia
Copen
Copen
Copen is located in the US
Copen
Copen
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°50′15″N 80°43′46″W / 38.83750°N 80.72944°W / 38.83750; -80.72944Coordinates: 38°50′15″N 80°43′46″W / 38.83750°N 80.72944°W / 38.83750; -80.72944
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Braxton
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1549639[1]

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.[2]

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