Evansville, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Evansville is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°19′59″N 79°52′7″W / 39.33306°N 79.86861°W / 39.33306; -79.86861Coordinates: 39°19′59″N 79°52′7″W / 39.33306°N 79.86861°W / 39.33306; -79.86861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Preston
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1538761[1]

Evansville is an unincorporated community in Preston County, West Virginia, United States. Evansville lies on the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Route 50) along Little Sandy Creek.


Evansville was laid out in 1831 by James Evans, and named for him.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Evansville, West Virginia
  2. ^ Morton, Oren Frederic; Cole, J. R. (1914). A History of Preston County, West Virginia. Journal Publishing Company. p. 267.