Greencastle, West Virginia
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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.
- Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-04-30.
- 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. 284.
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