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Bartow, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
|• Total||0.464 sq mi (1.20 km2)|
|• Land||0.464 sq mi (1.20 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,772 ft (845 m)|
|• Density||239.2/sq mi (92.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1550176|
Bartow is named for Col. Francis S. Bartow, a Confederate commander who died at the Battle of First Manassas on July 21, 1861. The Battle of Greenbrier River, also known as the Battle of Camp Bartow, took place on October 3, 1861 about one mile (1.6 km) southeast of the present town.
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