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Accoville, West Virginia
Accoville, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Accoville, West Virginia
Accoville, West Virginia
Location in West Virginia
Accoville, West Virginia is located in the United States
Accoville, West Virginia
Accoville, West Virginia
Location in the United States
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Area
 • Total 3.23 sq mi (8.37 km2)
 • Land 3.22 sq mi (8.35 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 574
 • Density 178/sq mi (68.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25606
Area codes 304 & 681
FIPS code 54-00196
GNIS feature ID 1534798

Accoville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. The community lies along Buffalo Creek. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 574.

Mining accident

Accoville's Don Israel Bragg, 33, was killed in the 2006 Aracoma Alma Mine disaster along with Ellery Hatfield, 47, of Simon.


Notable people

Accoville is the birthplace of Ted Belcher, a U.S. Army soldier and recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Vietnam War.

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