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Kearneysville, West Virginia

Kearneysville is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. According to the 2000 census, Kearneysville and its surrounding community has a population of 6,716 . Kearneysville is located along West Virginia Route 9 at its intersection with West Virginia Route 480 halfway between Martinsburg and Charles Town. Settlement in the area that later came to be known as Kearneysville began in the mid-1700's. Lord Thomas Fairfax sold land to various settlers, the first of whom was Nicholas Lemen in 1756. The next settler was General Horatio Gates, a Revolutionary War General who named his holdings Traveler's Rest. Following him were Uriah and James Kearney, Sr., for whose family the village was named. The town grew slowly at first, but with the coming of the B&O Railroad in the 1830s, the population increased throughout the county and local farmers began to take advantage of this faster means of transportation. In 1876, Kearneysville...more

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