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Pageton
Census-designated place (CDP)
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Area
 • Total 1.225 sq mi (3.17 km2)
 • Land 1.201 sq mi (3.11 km2)
 • Water 0.024 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 187
 • Density 152.7/sq mi (58.94/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24871

Pageton is a census-designated place (CDP) in McDowell County, West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, its population was 187. Pageton is located on the Tug Fork Branch of the Norfolk and Western Railway, along the Pocahontas seam of rich bituminous coal. Pageton is located on State Route 161 between Thorpe and Anawalt.

History

Pageton was named after Louis R. Page, a colliery official.

Legacy

Although coal mining activity ended long ago, the Page Coal and Coke Company Store at Pageton survives, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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