Sedan, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Sedan is located in West Virginia
Sedan is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°14′6″N 78°34′24″W / 39.23500°N 78.57333°W / 39.23500; -78.57333Coordinates: 39°14′6″N 78°34′24″W / 39.23500°N 78.57333°W / 39.23500; -78.57333
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hampshire
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1555587[1]

Sedan is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Sedan is located between Hanging Rock and Delray on Delray Road (West Virginia Route 29) in the North River Valley. The community was named for the Battle of Sedan, shortly after the battle was fought during the Franco-Prussian War on September 1, 1870. A post office [2] operated in Sedan from 1871 to 1935.