New Manchester, West Virginia

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New Manchester
Unincorporated community
New Manchester is located in West Virginia
New Manchester
New Manchester
New Manchester is located in the US
New Manchester
New Manchester
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 40°31′53″N 80°34′48″W / 40.53139°N 80.58000°W / 40.53139; -80.58000Coordinates: 40°31′53″N 80°34′48″W / 40.53139°N 80.58000°W / 40.53139; -80.58000
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hancock
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1544130[1]

New Manchester (formerly Fairview and Pughtown) is an unincorporated community in Hancock County, West Virginia.[1] It is located along West Virginia Route 8 northeast of New Cumberland near Tomlinson Run State Park.

New Manchester was originally called Manchester, and under the latter name was platted in 1810.[2] The Old Court House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[3] The building has been demolished.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New Manchester". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ 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. 511. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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