Greencastle, West Virginia

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Greencastle
Unincorporated community
Greencastle is located in West Virginia
Greencastle
Greencastle
Greencastle is located in the US
Greencastle
Greencastle
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°7′52″N 81°22′45″W / 39.13111°N 81.37917°W / 39.13111; -81.37917Coordinates: 39°7′52″N 81°22′45″W / 39.13111°N 81.37917°W / 39.13111; -81.37917
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wirt
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Greencastle — also Green Castle, Greene Ford, or Greenville — is an unincorporated community in Wirt County, West Virginia, USA. Its elevation is 627 feet (191 m).[1]

Greencastle was originally called Greenville, derived from the name of Marrah Green, an "old slave" of Thomas Pribble, the first settler. The name was later changed by postal authorities to Greencastle in order to avoid confusion with another Greenville in the state.[2]

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