Cranesville, West Virginia facts for kids

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Cranesville, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Preston
Elevation 2,612 ft (796 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1537805

Cranesville is an unincorporated community in Preston County, West Virginia, United States. Cranesville is located along County Route 47 7.9 miles (12.7 km) north-northeast of Terra Alta.

History

The first permanent settlement at Cranesville was made in the 1850s. The community was named for John Crane, proprietor.

The Reckart Mill, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located near Cranesville.


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