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Bristol, West Virginia
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|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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