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Congo
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hancock
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1554183

Congo is an unincorporated community on the Ohio River in Hancock County, West Virginia. It lies off West Virginia Route 2. According to the Geographic Names Information System, Congo has also been known as Hamilton and Hamilton Town throughout its history. The present name is derived from nearby Congo Run creek.


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