Uneeda, West Virginia facts for kids
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The community was named after a brand of biscuit, Uneeda.
On February 1, 2006, a bulldozer operator was killed at the Black Castle Surface Mine operated by Massey Energy Company's subsidiary Elk Run Coal Company in Uneeda. This fatality along with another one in a separate incident in Wharton, also in Boone County, caused West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin to call for a "stand-down on mine safety" at West Virginia's mines.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Uneeda has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
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