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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jefferson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS ID 1555635

Skeetersville is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. It is located one mile east of Duffields on Melvin Road. The small historic community of Skeetersville was originally established by black residents of the county. It was named Skeetersville, supposedly, for the large number of "skeeters" (mosquitos) found in the area. A one-room log school called the Skeetersville School was built here for black students. This school appears to have opened in 1930. The Skeetersville School was used until 1937 when the building was sold and converted into a private dwelling.

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