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Maidsville, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Monongalia
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26541
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555026

Maidsville is an unincorporated community in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States. Maidsville is located along West Virginia Route 100 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north-northwest of downtown Morgantown.

According to tradition, Maidsville was so named on account of there being a large share "old maids" among the first settlers.

Maidsville has a post office with ZIP code 26541. Near Maidsville is the Longview Power Plant, the cleanest, most efficient coal-fired power plant in the 13 state PJM Interconnection and one of the cleanest and most efficient in the United States.


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