Melville, West Virginia facts for kids

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Melville
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1555106

Melville is an unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. The community of Melville was established in 1967.

Mining accident

Melville is the location of the Aracoma Alma Mine No. 1 that caught fire on January 19, 2006 killing two miners. Melville's Bright Star Freewill Baptist Church served as the location for dissemination of information during the search for the miners and as a place for families and friends to keep vigil.


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