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Wilson, Maryland and West Virginia facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
States Maryland and West Virginia
County Garrett (Maryland) and Grant (West Virginia)
Elevation 2,493 ft (760 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1549992

Wilson is an unincorporated community located in both Garrett County, Maryland and Grant County, West Virginia, United States. Wilson is located along the North Branch Potomac River, 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Bayard. The West Virginia side of Wilson once had a post office, which closed on July 16, 1988.

George W. Wilson, an early postmaster, gave the community his name.

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