Macfarlan, West Virginia
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Macfarlan (also MacFarlan) is an unincorporated community in southwestern Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along West Virginia Route 47 southwest of the town of Harrisville, the county seat of Ritchie County. Its elevation is 653 feet (199 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 26148.
The community was named after a pioneer named by Macfarlan whose party was attacked by Indians near the town site.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 112.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Macfarlan, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-04-23.
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- 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. 393.
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