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Feb 14, 1866

Grant County was created

Dec 26, 1872

Vote by citizens brought the Grant County seat permanently to Petersburg

Other events that happened on or around December 26, 1872

1924

Major flood brought devastation

Other events that happened on or around 1924

1936

Major flood from the South Branch River brought devastation to Grant County

Other events that happened on or around 1936

1949

Major flood brought devastation to Grant County

Other events that happened on or around 1949

1970

Population of Grant County was at 8,607

Other events that happened on or around 1970

Nov 05, 1985

Record flooding occurred in central and eastern West Virginia, killing 47 people

Other events that happened on or around November 05, 1985

2000

Population of Grant County rose to 11,299

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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