Wabash, West Virginia

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Wabash is a ghost town in Mineral County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Wabash was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1913.[2] The community took its name from the Wabash Railroad.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wabash (historical)
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  3. ^ 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. 653.

Coordinates: 39°19′40″N 79°10′54″W / 39.3278788°N 79.1817027°W / 39.3278788; -79.1817027