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Coketon
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Tucker
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1554170

Coketon is an unincorporated community and coal town in Tucker County, West Virginia, United States. Coketon lies at the confluence of Snyder Run and the North Fork Blackwater River south of the town of Thomas.

In the 1880s and 1890s, former Senator Henry Gassaway Davis's Davis Coal and Coke Company, worked over 1,000 coke ovens and 9 coal mines within one mile of their central office at Coketon.


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