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Dawmont, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Harrison
Elevation 1,040 ft (320 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554267

Dawmont is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. Dawmont is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) north of Clarksburg. Former National Football League player and University of Pittsburgh football coach Foge Fazio was born in Dawmont.

The community's name is an amalgamation of Dawson Coleman and Rosemont, the former the proprietor of the Rosemont coal mine.


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