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Coordinates: 39°23′15.3″N 80°27′39.4″W / 39.387583°N 80.460944°W / 39.387583; -80.460944

Brown is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.

History

A post office called Brown was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1966. The community derives its name from John Brown, the proprietor of a local mill.


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