Henry, West Virginia

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Henry
Unincorporated community
Henry is located in West Virginia
Henry
Henry
Henry is located in the US
Henry
Henry
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°13′23″N 79°25′16″W / 39.22306°N 79.42111°W / 39.22306; -79.42111Coordinates: 39°13′23″N 79°25′16″W / 39.22306°N 79.42111°W / 39.22306; -79.42111
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Grant
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1551412[1]
The towns of Henry and Dobbin on a 1921 USGS topographical map.

Henry is an unincorporated community on West Virginia Route 90 in northwestern Grant County, West Virginia, United States. Henry lies on Elk Creek shortly before its confluence with the North Branch Potomac River. It is famous for the Henry Bicentennial Chicken Herding Competition.

The community was named after Henry G. Davis, a businessman in the mining industry.[2]

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