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Name County Date Also Named
Fabius Hardy 1836-1935 Former Bealls
Factory Morgan 1935-1967    
Fairbanks Braxton 1907-1933    
Fairdale Raleigh 1967    
Fairfax Grant 1920-1935    
Fairfax Logan 1896 Mingo 1904
Fairfax Mingo 1892 Naugatuck
Fairfax Tucker 1884-1918 Thomas
Fairfax District Tucker ?     Former Canada, The Glades
Fairfax Stone Preston 1896    
Fairfield Harrison 1826-1875    
Fairfield Kanawha 1890-1950    
Fair Ground Lewis 1911-1935    
Fair Hill Marshall 1837-1843, 1879    
Fairlea Greenbrier 1967    
Fairmont Marion     Est. 1820 as Middletown in Monongalia County. 1843 as Fairmont. Earlier Names Pettyjohn, Johntown, Gaston Junction, Polsley's C. H. 1870
Fairmont Depot Marion 1896    
Fairmont Junction Marion 1933    
Fairmont, Morgantown & Pittsburgh Junction Marion 1896-1935    
Fairmore Mine Harrison 1911-1935    
Fair Plain Jackson 1881 Name Changed Fairplain 1895
Fairview Kanawha 1950-1976 ?    
Fairview Hancock 1819-1920 Before 1848 in Brooke County. County Seat 1868-1882 (?) Also North Manchester, New Manchester. Name Changed to Pughtown. Now New Manchester
Fairview Marion 1815, 1891 Settlement 1815. Incorporated 1891
Fairview Marshall 1896 Ella
Fairview Taylor 1860-1911    
Fairview Wayne 1860-1920 Wayne County ?
Fairview Jefferson 1883    
Fairview Mason 1967    
Fairview Berkeley 1883    
Fairview Doddridge     Became Greenwood. Former Buzzards Glory
Fairview Wetzel 1976    
Faith Wyoming 1935    
Fairy Glen Brooke 1911-1933    
Falkinstein Preston 1855    
Fallen Timber Wetzel 1911-1935    
Falling Rock Kanawha 1911    
Falling Spring Greenbrier 1839-1935    
Falling Spring (s) Greenbrier     P. O. Renick
Falling Waters Greenbrier 1879    
Falling Waters Berkeley 1815    
Fallon Randolph 1920    
Fallon Upshur 1935    
Fall Run Harrison 1840-1843    
Falls Grant 1904    
Fallsmill Braxton 1888    
Falls Mills Cabell 1851 In Lincoln 1867. 1883
Falls Mills Tyler 1896    
Falls of Kanawha Fayette     In Kanawha County 1839-41. Name Change Gauley Bridge; 1896 see Kanawha Falls
Falls of Tug Wayne 1857-59    
Falls of Twelve Pole Wayne 1855-1883 See Dickson 1896
Falls of Guyandotte River Lincoln     See Falls Mills 1896
Fallsview Fayette 1920    
Fame Pendleton 1933    
Fanco Logan 1935    
Fanio ? (Fanco ?) Logan     See Lundale
Fanlight Wetzel 1868-1935    
Fanny Wyomng 1911    
Fanrock Wyoming 1933    
Far Wetzel 1904    
Faraday McDowell 1920    
Farland's Mines Harrison 1896    
Farley Summers 1907    
Farley Branch Raleigh 1920    
Farling Logan 1933    
Farm Kanawha 1896-1935    
Farmdale Greenbrier 1911    
Farmington Ritchie 1851 (Doddridge ?) Changed Oxford
Farmington Marion 1851 Called Willeyville, Willeytown, Farmington, Underwood, Farmington, Mt. Linneus
Farnum Harrison 1900-1935    
Faulkner Randolph 1891    
Fawver Berkeley 1911-1935    
Fay Mason 1907-1935    
Fayette Fayette 1898 Fayette Station 1894
Fayette Mason 1911    
Fayette Lewis        
Fayette Mine Harrison 1935    
Fayette Station Fayette 1875-1891 Name Changed Fayette Station 1894 was Fayette
Fayetteville Fayette 1835 Court House 1870. Settled and Chartered 1883 ? Mountain Cove 1852 ?
Fay-Ral Fayette 1935    
Federal Mercer 1976    
Federal Pleasants 1904-1935    
Federal Hill Hardy 1828-1935 Name Changed to Lost River
Federal Hill Ritchie 1867 See Mole Hill 1882-83
Federal Junction Marion 1911-1935    
Federal Mines Marion 1935    
Felix Wayne 1907-1935 Callow
Fellon (Felton ?) Barbour 1911-1920 ?    
Fellowsville Preston 1848 Courtney 1894
Felton Barbour 1920-1935    
Fenimore Boone 1935    
Fenwick Nicholas 1911    
Ferco Kanawha 1920    
Ferguson Brooke 1920    
Ferguson Hancock 1911-1935    
Ferguson Wayne 1891    
Ferguson     1896 Gil Gal ?
Ferguson Creek Wayne 1883    
Ferguson's Mill Wayne 1883    
Fern Pleasants 1904-1933    
Ferndale Kanawha 1920    
Ferndale Boone 1935    
Ferndale Logan     Also Manbar-Now Earling
Fernwood Park Kanawha 1920    
Ferrell Kanawha 1911    
Ferrell Logan 1891-1896    
Ferrellsburg Lincoln 1907    
Ferris Fayette 1904    
Ferrum Jefferson 1904-1920    
Ferry (The) Hampshire     Ferry Before Indian Wars Now Capon Bridge
Ferry Glen (Fairy Glen?) Hancock 1920    
Festerville Barbour 1868    
Festus Marion 1891    
Fetterman Taylor 1851-1935 Part of Grafton
Fez Calhoun 1920    
Fez            
Fez Lincoln 1935    
Fidler's Mills Upshur     See Arlington
Field Morgan 1911-1920    
Fieldcrest Monongalia 1967    
Fields Hardy 1880-1881 Name Changed to Old Fields
Filbert McDowell 1905 Also Rogers
Fillmore Randolph 1851-1879    
Fill Run Pocahontas 1911-1920    
Fincastle Fayette 1918 ?    
Finch Ritchie 1896    
Findley Randolph 1911    
Finlow Fayette 1904-1935 See Brooklyn
Finster Lewis 1904-1935    
Finville Mills Hardy 1813-1817; 1819-1822    
Fireco Raleigh 1918    
Fire Creek Fayette 1877-1939 See also Beury
First Ritchie 1907-1935    
Fish Creek Marshall 1845-1855 See Woodlands 1896
Fisher Hardy 1911    
Fisher Randolph 1920-1935    
Fisher (s) Webster 1911-1935    
Fisher's Crossing Webster 1920    
Fishers Point Jackson 1859-1891    
Fishers Summit Lewis 1896-1935    
Fisherville Lewis ?     Later Weston ?
Fishing Camp Upshur 1935    
Fishing Camp Wirt 1911-1935    
Fishing Creek Tyler 1817-1843 ? Name Changed to New Martinsville 1843 ? Maybe Wetzel ?
Fishing Hawk Randolph     See Bemis
Fitzpatrick Raleigh 1907    
Five Block Fayette 1935 ? Also McNeer 1935 ?
Five Block (s) Logan     Also McNeer 1935 ?
Five Forks Calhoun 1967    
Five Forks Preston 1976    
Five Forks Ritchie 1976    
Five Forks Upshur 1976    
Five Springs Cabell 1907-1920    
Flagg's Berkeley 1896    
Flagg's Mill Berkeley 1860    
Flaggy Meadow Monongalia 1920    
Flanagan Raleigh 1920-1935    
Flanagan McDowell 1907 Now Premier
Flanagan Hill Tucker ?        
Flannagan Wetzel 1911    
Flat Mason 1967    
Flat Creek Boone 1860-1875    
Flat Fork (Flatfork) Roane 1868    
Flat Rock Mason 1870    
Flatrun Marion 1891-1920    
Flats Hardy 1907    
Flat Top Mercer 1853    
Flat Wood Kanawha 1933    
Flatwoods Jackson 1933-1986    
Flat Woods (Flatwoods) Lewis 1825 In Lewis County Before 1836. Braxton 1867. Also Chaversville.
Flaxton Mason 1904-1935    
Fleek Mineral 1891-1896    
Fleetwood Putnam     Also Lorraine
Fleming Wayne 1896    
Fleming Mine Marion 1935    
Flemington Wayne 1967 ?    
Flemington Taylor 1859    
Flesher's Lewis 1896    
Flesher's Mill Lewis     See Also Silverton 1882-1883
Flesherville Lewis     Previous Preston, now Weston
Fletcher Jackson 1904-1935    
Flickersville Monongalia 1891-1933    
Flinn Jackson 1891-1904    
Flinn Wood 1976    
Flint Wood 1976    
Flint Doddridge 1882    
Flint Roane 1976    
Flint Randolph 1920-1939    
Flint River Doddridge 1862-1868    
Flint Run Doddridge 1860    
Flint Run Wirt 1935    
Flint Town Roane 1891    
Flipping Mercer 1896    
Flipping Creek Junction Mercer 1920    
Floding Springs (Floding) Cabell 1882-1933 See Ona
Floe Clay 1918    
Flora Barbour 1888-1920    
Florence Preston 1907-1920    
Florence Randolph 1879-1911    
Florida Mines Harrison 1935    
Flow Mingo 1920    
Flower Braxton 1933    
Flower Mason 1911-1935    
Flowing Springs Jefferson ?        
Floyd Gilmer 1883-1884    
Floyd Marshall 1920-1935    
Floyd         See Leading Creek 1896
Floyd's Siding Wetzel 1896    
Foch Boone 1935-1967    
Fogg Monroe 1920-1935    
Fola Clay 1918    
Foley Logan 1907-1967 See Stallings 1935
Foley Monroe 1920-1935    
Follansbee Brooke 1907 (inc.)    
Follett Grant 1885-1889    
Folsom Wetzel 1891    
Foltz Berkeley 1891    
Fonda Harrison 1904-1933    
Fontaine Logan 1891-1896    
Fonzo Ritchie 1907    
Foote Mineral 1891-1920    
Forblue Logan 1920-1935    
Ford Kanawha 1935 See Stoffel
Ford Wood 1891-1935    
Fordham Braxton 1920    
Fordhill Hampshire 1907-1933    
Fordyce Ohio 1896    
Foreman's Taylor 1896    
Forest Raleigh 1920-1935    
Forest Raleigh 1920 (2 of them)
Forester Grant 1920    
Forest Hill Fayette 1911    
Forest Hill Monroe 1868-1879    
Forest Hill Summers 1873 In Monroe County before 1873.
Forest Run Monroe 1883    
Fork Wood 1896    
Fork Junction Lincoln 1920-1935    
Fort Lee Kanawha 1796 Charleston. Kanawha County Court House.
Fork Lick Nicholas 1853    
Fork Lick Webster 1882 Court House 1882-1883. Was Addison; 1868 Fork Lick; 1872-1873 to Addison; 1903 Webster Springs.
Fork Ridge Marshall 1851-1859    
Forksburg (h) Marion 1857    
Forks of Big Sandy Cabell 1819-1825    
Forks of Buffalo Marion 1851-1853    
Forks of Cacapon Hampshire 1976    
Forks of Cacapon Morgan 1967    
Forks of Capon Hampshire 1869-1935    
Forks of Coal Kanawha     See St. Albans 1896
Forks of Fishing Creek Wetzel 1896    
Forks of Hurricane Putnam 1976    
Forks of Hurricane Wayne 1980-1986    
Forks of Little Sandy Kanawha 1891-1904    
Forks of Potomac Hampshire 1851-1865 Name Change South Branch Depot
Forks of Proctor         See Proctor 1896
Forks of Twelve Pole Wayne 1859-1875    
Forman Grant 1907    
Forris Hancock 1851-1854    
Forsyth         See William 1896
Fort Ashby Mineral 1933-1967 See Alaska and Frankfort
Fort Boreman Wood     Wes Mount Logan
Fort Branch Logan 1911    
Fort Clark Harrison 1935    
Fort Defiance Fayette 1918-1967    
Fort Gay Wayne 1857 Cassville in 1882-1883; Fort Gay in 1932; Fort Gallup at Louisa
Fort Donnally Greenbrier 1976    
Fort Grande Monongalia 1967    
Fort Kelley Kanawha     See Cedar Grove
Fort Martin Monongalia 1855 In Taylor 1860 ? Dornicktown
Fort Neal Wood 1933    
Fort Randolph Mason     Pt. Pleasant
Fort Run Hardy 1933    
Fort Savanna ? Greenbrier     Lewisburg
Fort Spring Monroe 1967 ?    
Fort Spring Greenbrier 1883 Former Fort Spring Depot
Fort Spring Depot Greenbrier 1873-1883 Name Change to Fort Spring 1879
Fort Seybert Pendleton 1891    
Fortney Harrison 1935    
Forty Braxton 1920    
Forth Three Marion 1935    
Foss Summers 1883-1909 Name Change Bellepoint
Foster Fayette 1920    
Foster Boone 1888    
Foster Marshall 1911-1935    
Foster Chapel Jackson 1904    
Foster's Taylor 1896    
Foster Siding Boone 1920    
Fosterville Boone 1976    
Fort Minear Tucker     Now Saint George, Western Ford
Fountain Spring Wood 1851-1920    
Four Mile Wetzel 1967    
Four Pole Spur Junction McDowell 1935    
Four States Marion 1930    
Fourteen Lincoln 1896-1935    
Fowler Marion 1920-1935    
Fowler's Brooke 1849-1920    
Fowler's Knob Nicholas 1853 Fowler Knob
Fowlerstown Brooke 1976    
Fowlersville Brooke 1875-1933    
Fox Braxton 1904-1920    
Fox Hall Barbour 1911-1935    
Fox Station Summers 1891 See Brooke
Frame Kanawha 1933    
Frame's Mills Braxton 1871-1881 Name change Frametown
Frametown Braxton 1860-1866 1881. Former Frame's Mills
Frances Marshall 1930-1935 See Franko
Frances Mine Marion 1935    
Francis Harrison 1920    
Francis Webster 1935    
Francis Raleigh 1935-1967    
Francis Tucker 1920-1935    
Francis Mine Marshall 1935    
Francis Switch Webster 1920    
Frane's Mills Braxton 1879    
Frank Pocahontas 1920    
Frank Putnam 1904-1920    
Frankford Pendleton     Later Franklin
Frankford Greenbrier 1819    
Frankfort Greenbrier 1823-1967    
Frankfort Hardy 1860    
Frankfort Mineral 1868 Name Change Alaska 1882-1883; See Alaska 1891
Frankfort Hampshire 1718 Frankfort 1811-1812, In Mineral County @ 1871; Name Change to Alaska
Franklin Brooke 1920    
Franklin Marshall 1896    
Franklin Mineral 1911-1935    
Franklin Lewis ?     Former Churchville
Franklin Harrison 1935    
Franklin Pendleton 1794 Chartered 1794. County Court House 1830; Original Name Frankford
Franklin Mine Harrison 1935    
Franklintown Jefferson 1967    
Franko (Frances) Marshall 1935    
Frazier Monroe 1920    
Frazier Greenbrier 1911    
Frazier's Bottom Putnam 1853 Former Alexander; Also called Vintroux's Landing 1882-1883 Ball's Landing 1896 and Armstrong's Landing 1894
Fred Boone 1933    
Frederick Fayette 1877-1891 Name Change Edgewater
Freeburn (Branch) Junction Mingo 1920    
Freed Calhoun 1886    
Freeman Upshur 1935    
Freeman Mercer 1891-1935 ?    
Freemansburg Lewis 1860 Former Tobetown
Freeman's Creek Lewis 1829-1845    
Freeman's Landing Brooke 1845-1878 Fell into Hancock County 1848; In Brooke 1848; Name Change Anderson1882. Now in Hancock County
Freeport Harrison 1813-1935    
Freeport Marshall     New Freeport ?
Freeport Wirt 1847 Former Goose Creek ?
Freeport Wood 1849-1883    
Freeze Fork Logan 1967    
Freiner Wayne 1920-1935    
French Hampshire 1911-1935    
Frenchburg Hampshire 1857-1866 Name Change Barrettsville ? Same in 1976
French Creek Upshur     In Lewis County 1882-1870
French Mine Clay 1935    
French's Hampshire 1891    
Frenchton Lewis 1837-1859 In Upshur County 1868
Frenchtown Lewis 1855    
Frenchville Mercer 1857-1896 Oakvale ?
Frew Tyler 1891    
Friar's Hill Greenbrier 1872    
Friendly Tyler 1891    
Friendly View Raleigh 1976    
Frisco Marion 1891-1920    
Frost Pocahontas 1855    
Frozen Calhoun 1911-1935    
Frozen Camp Jackson 1856-1866 Frozencamp 1875-1916; Parson City 1882; Parson City 1911 and Liverpool 1935
Frum Monongalia 1935 See Osage
Fry Kanawha 1896-1935    
Fry Lincoln 1911    
Fry Wayne 1896    
Fry ?     See Rich Creek 1894 ?
Fuccy Braxton 1911    
Fuccy Webster 1920-1935    
Fudgy's Creek Cabell 1870-1885 Fudge's Creek 1891-1920 and Fudges 1933
Fudgy's Lane Cabell 1875    
Full Camp Kanawha 1935    
Fullen Monroe 1896-1904    
Fuller's Barbour 1881-1884 Became Preston County
Fulmer Monongalia 1935    
Fulton Ohio 1875-1935 Suburb of Wheeling
Fuqua (Fuquay) Kanawha 1911-1950    
Furbees Marion 1933    
Furnace Kanawha 1911-1920    
Furnace Hardy 1933-1976    
Furnace Mineral 1904    

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