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

History

A post office called West was established in 1864, and remained in operation until 1953. The origin of the name West is obscure; it might be named after the local West family.

Coordinates: 39°40′42″N 80°40′11″W / 39.67833°N 80.66972°W / 39.67833; -80.66972

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