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Shaw is a former town in Mineral County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.


A post office called Shaw was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 1973. The community was named after Major Alexander Shaw, a railroad official. The town site was inundated and destroyed by the creation of Jennings Randolph Lake.

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