Mechanicsburg, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
"The Burg"
"The Burg"
Mechanicsburg is located in West Virginia
Mechanicsburg is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°20′7″N 78°48′37″W / 39.33528°N 78.81028°W / 39.33528; -78.81028Coordinates: 39°20′7″N 78°48′37″W / 39.33528°N 78.81028°W / 39.33528; -78.81028
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hampshire
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1549817[1]

Mechanicsburg, also known as Mechanicsville, is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia, in the United States. It is located on the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Route 50) west of Romney at Mill Creek Gap (sometimes referred to as Mechanicsburg Gap). Mechanicsburg is the site of "The Burg" (c. 1769), used as a headquarters by both armies during the American Civil War. Along Fox Hollow Road (County Route 50/4) lies the 19th-century Fox's Hollow Baptist Church and the old Mechanicsburg School.

The Fox's Hollow area of Mechanicsburg is currently experiencing major residential development, including Silver Leaf, a community of wooded five and 10-acre (40,000 m2) lots.

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