Accoville, West Virginia facts for kids
Census-designated place (CDP)
|• Total||3.272 sq mi (8.47 km2)|
|• Land||3.265 sq mi (8.46 km2)|
|• Water||0.007 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|• Density||175.43/sq mi (67.73/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
Accoville derived its name from the local Amherst Coal Company (ACCO).
Accoville is the birthplace of Ted Belcher, an army soldier and recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Accoville's Don Israel Bragg, 33, was killed in the 2006 Aracoma Alma Mine disaster along with Ellery Hatfield, 47, of Simon.
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