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Orton is an unincorporated community in Gilmer County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.

History

A post office called Orton was established in 1909, and remained in operation until 1963. The community was named after Orton Mollohan, an early settler.

Coordinates: 38°50′06″N 80°55′42″W / 38.835°N 80.92833°W / 38.835; -80.92833


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