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Summers County

Summers County was established on February 27, 1871, from segments of Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, and Monroe counties. The county was named after George W. Summers (1804–68), a noted jurist, legislator, and one of West Virginia’s founders. At the time of its formation, the county was almost entirely rural and agricultural, but the newly arrived Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad soon had a transforming effect.

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