Harding, West Virginia

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Harding is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Harding was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1959.[2] The community was named after French Harding, a Confederate war veteran.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harding, West Virginia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  3. ^ 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. 297.

Coordinates: 38°56′53″N 79°57′33″W / 38.94806°N 79.95917°W / 38.94806; -79.95917