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Bristol, West Virginia
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Coordinates: 39°17′16″N 80°31′26″W / 39.28778°N 80.52389°W / 39.28778; -80.52389Coordinates: 39°17′16″N 80°31′26″W / 39.28778°N 80.52389°W / 39.28778; -80.52389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Harrison
Elevation
1,027 ft (313 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1553979

Bristol is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 50 1.9 miles (3.1 km) east-northeast of Salem. Bristol had a post office, which closed on October 1, 2005.

The community was settled by Seventh Day Baptists in the 1790s and originally called Cherry Camp Run. The current name is a transfer from Bristol, England.

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