Sugar Grove, West Virginia

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Sugar Grove is a small community located in Pendleton County, West Virginia.[1] Its ZIP Code is 26815. It is located within the United States National Radio Quiet Zone.

The community was named for a sugar orchard at the original town site.[2] The Bowers House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[3]

The nearby Sugar Grove Station is operated by the National Security Agency.

In 2017, the Navy Operations Information Command base in Sugar Grove was auctioned off by the General Services Administration. It was purchased by an Alabama-based investment group with plans to convert the base into a healthcare facility for active-duty military, veterans, and their families [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sugar Grove, West Virginia
  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. pp. 609–610.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ Steelhammer, Rick (February 7, 2017). "Investment firm sheds light on plans for old Sugar Grove Navy base". Charleston Gazette. Retrieved 28 July 2017.