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Name County Date Also Named
Rabbit Hill Brooke 1976    
Racoon Preston 1851-1879    
Raccoon Cabell 1911-1920    
Raccoon Mine Preston 1935    
Rachel Marion 1930    
Racine Boone 1879 Also Mouth of Short Creek
Racket Gilmer 1933    
Racket Ritchie 1907    
Racy Ritchie 1907    
Rada Hampshire 1918    
Radcliffe Marion 1920-1967    
Radcliffe Putnam 1894-1911    
Radnor Wayne 1911    
Ragland Logan 1891-1894 Mingo 1907 Also Cow Creek
Ragtown Monongalia 1933    
Rainelle Greenbrier 1911 Former Sewell's Creek
Raines Corner Monroe 1976    
Raintown Pocahontas 1976    
Raleco Raleigh 1935    
Raleigh Raleigh 1907    
Raleigh Court House Raleigh 1853-1896 Now Beckley
Ralph Webster 1891    
Ralston Branch Wyoming 1976    
Ralumco Logan 1911    
Ramage Boone 1911    
Ramp Summers 1907    
Ramsey Fayette 1907    
Ramsey Greenbrier 1920-1935    
Rand Kanawha 1907 Former Levi ? Plus ?
Randall Monongalia 1868 Also Granville
Randall     1896 See Hamilton
Randall     1894 Jimtown
Randolph Court House     1805-1819 Also Beverly 1805-1859 ?
Randor Wayne 1907    
Range Wyoming 1907    
Range Pleasants 1883    
Ranger Lincoln 1907    
Rangoon Barbour 1933 Former Boulder & Hanna
Ranson Jefferson Inc. 1910    
Rapp Mingo 1911-1935 Also Lenore
Rathbone Preston 1891-1894    
Rathbone Wirt Chartered 1861 See Burning Springs 1894
Ravencliff Wyoming 1967    
Ravenrock Pleasants 1883    
Ravenswood Fayette 1869    
Ravenswood Jackson 1841 Chartered 1852 Ravensworth ?
Ravenswood Jackson 1911-1935 Also Spencer & Glenville Junction
Rawl Mingo 1907    
Rawlings Station Mineral 1894    
Rawn Kanawha 1894    
Rawson Braxton 1920-1935    
Ray Clay 1935    
Ray Monroe 1920-1935 ?    
Rayburn Mason 1933    
Raymond City Putnam 1868    
Raysal McDowell 1930    
Raywood Pocahontas 1918-1935    
Read Randolph 1911-1920    
Reader Wetzel 1891    
Ream McDowell 1920    
Reamer Kanawha 1911    
Rebel Kanawha 1918    
Rebmul Mingo 1935    
Rector Harrison 1920-1935    
Rector Lincoln 1907-1935    
Red Ash Fayette 1911-1935    
Redbird Raleigh 1891    
Red Campbell Logan 1976    
Red Creek Tucker 1859    
Red Creek Junction Randolph 1911-1935    
Red Dragon Boone 1930-1939 Also Kanawha ?
Redemption Doddridge ?        
Red Hill Wood 1891-1920    
Red House Putnam 1911    
Red House Siding Clay 1933    
Red House Shoals Putnam 1841-1900 In Mason ante 1849
Red Jacket Mingo 1907    
Red Knob Roane 1891    
Red Mill Greenbrier prior 1885 Also Lewis Mill & Blaker Mills
Red Mill Monroe 1933    
Redmond (Redmund ?) Mason 1907-1933    
Red Mud (Redmund ?) Mason 1900    
Redmund Mason 1891-1894    
Red Oak Ridge Mercer 1879-1896    
Red River Randolph 1935    
Red Rock Upshur 1911-1935    
Red Run Tucker 1911-1935    
Red Spring (s) Fayette 1911    
Redstar Fayette 1898    
Red (Sulphur) Springs Monroe 1829    
Red Warrior Kanawha 1911    
Redwing Wood 1920-1935    
Reed Kanawha 1933-1935 Former Dana, Lewis Landing & Thorofare Gap
Reed Mine Clay 1935    
Reed's Pendleton 1933    
Reed's Jackson 1835    
Reedson Jefferson 1920    
Reedsville Preston 1859    
Reedy Jackson 1855-1879    
Reedy Roane 1891 Former Three Forks of Reedy
Reedy Ripple Wirt 1849-1905 In Wood ante 1849. P. O. For Palestine
Reedyville Wirt 1847-1859 In Jackson ante 1849 Roane 1868
Rees' Tannery Hampshire 1861-1866 Former Wardville 1894 Mineral 1891?
Reese's Mill Mineral 1891    
Reger Upshur 1907    
Reid Cabell 1911-1920    
Reid's Siding Monongalia 1920    
Reitz Mingo 1920    
Removal Webster 1883-1937 Former Middleport & Guardian. Now Salisbury
Rena Putnam 1891-1920    
Rend Fayette 1900-1911 Now Minden
Renick Greenbrier 1911    
Renick Mingo 1907-1920    
Renick's Valley Greenbrier 1841    
Renius Wood 1891-1920    
Rensford Kanawha 1930 Former Point Lick
Replete Webster 1891    
Republic Kanawha 1920    
Reserve Harrison 1935    
Reservoir Mineral 1920    
Respect Harrison 1886-1894    
Reston Boone 1935    
Retreat Monroe 1894    
Revel Gilmer 1900    
Revere Gilmer 1907    
Rex Brooke 1920    
Rex Putnam 1911-1920    
Rex Logan 1911-1935    
Rexrode (Rexroad) Pendleton 1907-1935    
Reynolds McDowell 1920    
Reynolds Randolph 1911    
Reynolds Kanawha 1935 See Malden 1894
Reynolds Store Kanawha 1879-1883 See Graham's Mines 1896
Reynoldsville Harrison 1840 Former Limestone Station
Reys Calhoun 1881    
Rhoda Calhoun 1907    
Rhodell Raleigh Inc. 1907 Former Rhodesdale
Rice Wayne 1891-1920    
Rich Logan 1900-1920    
Richard Monongalia 1907    
Richards Greenbrier 1933    
Richards Harrison 1935    
Richards Fort Harrison 1933    
Richardson Calhoun 1881    
Richardson Roane 1918 ?    
Richardsonville Calhoun 1868-1883    
Richardsville Calhoun 1867-1868    
Richardsville Fayette     See Oak Hill 1894
Rich Creek         See Fry 1894
Rich Creek Kanawha 1911-1920    
Rich Creek Logan 1851-1935 See Manbar
Rich Creek Junction Nicholas 1920-1935    
Rich Ford Tucker 1911-1935    
Richland (s) Greenbrier 1879 See Livesay's Mills 1894
Richman Falls Raleigh 1857-1870    
Richmond Falls Summers 1894 See New Richmond
Richmond 's Falls Fayette 1860    
Rich Mountain Randolph 1891-1920    
Richmyer Randolph 1920    
Rich Run Clay 1920    
Richwood Nicholas 1891 Inc. 1901    
Rich Woods Nicholas 1859    
Riddle Ritchie 1911-1920    
Ridenour Fayette 1920-1935    
Rider Harrison 1933    
Rider (s) ville Morgan 1891    
Ridgedale Monongalia 1900    
Ridgedale Hampshire 1911-1935    
Ridgeley Mineral 1894 Former St. Clairsville
Ridgeview Boone 1930 Also Brush Creek
Ridgeview Logan 1976    
Ridgeville Mineral 1831 In Hampshire Until @ 1875
Ridgeway Berkeley 1891    
Rievesville (Rivesville) Marion 1894    
Riffe Summers 1894    
Riffes Branch Raleigh 1935    
Rift McDowell 1911 Former Brakethrough
Rig Hardy 1933    
Riggs Preston 1894-1935    
Right Reedy Wirt ?        
Riley Clay 1885-1894    
Riley Raleigh 1907    
Rilla Calhoun 1887-1933    
Rimel Pocahontas 1907    
Rimmon Greenbrier     P. O. Closed 1894. Former Bingham & Hurricane Bridge
Rinard Preston 1911-1935    
Rinard Randolph 1920    
Rinard Mills Pocahontas 1918 ?    
Rinehart Harrison 1907    
Ringgold Monongalia 1933    
Rio Hampshire 1881    
Ripley Jackson Chartered 1832 See Jackson Court House; Ripley 1835; Parchment Valley ?
Ripley Landing Jackson 1868 Douglass
Ripley's Tyler 1833-1896 Also Centreville 1882-1896
Rippon Jefferson 1853 Former Newburg 1853
Rita Marion 1920-1935    
Rita Logan 1930    
Ritchie Ohio 1933    
Ritchie Ritchie 1883 ?    
Ritchie Court House Ritchie 1849-1891 Now Harrisville
Ritchie Line ? Ritchie ?        
Ritchie Mine (s) Ritchie 1879-1920    
Ritter McDowell 1897-1935    
Ritter (s) Hampshire 1920-1935    
River Kanawha 1920    
River Bend Kanawha 1976    
Riverdale Harrison 1911-1935    
River Seam Monongalia     Also Booth 1928
Riverside Monongalia 1920-1935    
Riverside Mineral 1933    
Riverside Marshall 1920-1935    
Riverside Hampshire 1920-1935    
Riverside Putnam 1894    
Riverside Mercer     See Duhring 1894
Riverside Ohio 1894-1911    
Riverside Kanawha 1898    
Riverside Ritchie 1976    
River Siding Randolph 1911-1920    
Riverton Pendleton 1907    
River View Fayette 1879-1918 Name Change Riverview 1895. Now Thurmond 1934
River View Kanawha 1920-1935    
Riverview Wood 1920-1935    
Riverview Marshall 1894-1935    
Rivesville Marion 1837 In Monongalia ante 1843
Roach Hampshire 1920-1935    
Roach Cabell 1907    
Road Narrows Raleigh 1967    
Roan Mineral 1920    
Roanoke McDowell 1920    
Roanoke Lewis 1883    
Roanville Lewis 1920-1935    
Roaring Pendleton 1911    
Roaring Creek Randolph 1853-1896    
Roaring Creek Junction Randolph 1911-1935    
Robert Mine Harrison 1935    
Roberts Doddridge 1891    
Robertsburg Putnam 1907    
Robertsburg Mason 1920-1935    
Robertson Greenbrier 1920    
Robey Harrison 1920    
Robina Wood 1920    
Robinette Braxton 1911    
Robins Fayette     Now Export (1920)
Robinson Wetzel 1920    
Robinson Fork Clay 1920    
Robinson's Mills Wetzel 1891-1920 Also Called Sodom
Robinson's Run Harrison 1933    
Robinwood Nicholas 1933-1935    
Robley McDowell 1920-1935    
Robson Fayette 1907    
Roby Harrison 1933    
Roby Mingo 1911    
Rochelle Kanawha 1911    
Rochester Lincoln 1911-1920    
Rock Mercer 1907 Also The Rock
Rockbottom Boone 1920-1935    
Rock Camp Ritchie ?        
Rock Camp Clay 1920    
Rock Camp Kanawha 1920-1935    
Rock Castle Jackson 1907    
Rock Castle Mason 1870-1891 See Rockview 1882
Rock Castle Wyoming 1894 ? See Rock View
Rock Cave Upshur 1868 Also Centreville 1882-1935
Rockcliff Greenbrier 1933    
Rock Creek Boone 1911    
Rock Creek Raleigh 1967    
Rockdale Brooke 1911    
Rocket Center Mineral 1976    
Rockford Harrison 1865    
Rockford Kanawha 1933    
Rock Forge Monongalia 1911    
Rock Gap Morgan 1911    
Rock House Raleigh 1911-1935    
Rockhouse Wyomong 1976    
Rockland Greenbrier 1894    
Rockland Mills Hardy 1874-1875 Former Howard's Lick ?
Rock Lick Fayette 1935    
Rock Lick Marshall 1847 Former Poplar Spring
Rock Lick Boone 1933    
Rockoak Hardy 1891    
Rockport Wood 1868    
Rockridge McDowell 1933    
Rock Run Doddridge 1911-1935    
Rocks Hampshire 1935    
Rocksdale Calhoun 1886    
Rock Spring Greenbrier 1839-1840    
Rockton Braxton 1907-1935    
Rock Valley Marshall 1849-1860    
Rock Valley Wirt 1976    
Rockview Mason 1870 Also Rock Castle
Rock View Wyoming 1870 Also Rock Castle
Rockville Hampshire 1867 ?    
Rockville Preston 1891-1920    
Rockville Lincoln 1933    
Rockwell Kanawha 1918 ?    
Rockwell Run Morgan 1911-1935    
Rockwell's Run Morgan 1894    
Rocky Ford Upshur 1976    
Rocky Fork Kanawha 1883    
Rocky Hill Fayette 1851-1882 See Mt. Ida; 1874; Noel 1903; Now Danese 1905
Rocky Knob Wood 1976    
Rocky Point Monroe 1855 Sink's Grove 1883 ???
Rocky Side Hancock 1911-1935    
Rodamer (Rodemer ?) Preston 1891    
Rodell (Rhodell ?) Raleigh 1935    
Roderfield McDowell 1892    
Roderick Kanawha 1920    
Rodes Raleigh 1911    
Rodney Fayette 1907-1920    
Rogers Raleigh 1935    
Rogers McDowell 1905-1920 Now Filbert
Rogers Taylor 1911-1920    
Rogers Ritchie 1868-1893 See Petroleum 1882
Rogers Wirt     Also California House
Rogers Siding Raleigh 1920    
Rohr Preston 1907    
Rohrbough Lewis 1911-1935    
Rohrboughs Siding Lewis 1911-1935    
Rolfe Logan 1911    
Rolfe McDowell 1911    
Rollins Mason 1891-1933    
Rollins Branch Wyoming 1967    
Rollinsburgh Monroe 1868-1879    
Rollinsburgh Summers 1873-1882 In Monroe; Name Change Talcott 1891
Rollman Kanawha 1911-1920    
Rollyson Braxton 1891    
Rollyson Station Braxton 1933    
Romance Jackson 1911    
Romantic Greenbrier 1887-1895    
Rome Kanawha 1883-1920 Alum Creek 1910
Romine's Mills Harrison 1833    
Romney Hampshire     Settled 1747. Chartered 1762
Romont Fayette 1907    
Ronceverte Greenbrier 1872    
Ronda Kanawha 1898    
Roney's Point Ohio 1853    
Roosevelt Wood 1907-1920    
Rorer Greenbrier 1911-1935    
Rosby's Rock (Rosebys Rock) Marshall 1859 Former Bowman ?
Rose Mingo 1920-1935    
Roscoe Calhoun 1911-1920    
Rosebud Harrison 1907    
Rosecoal Kanawha 1935    
Rosedale Fayette     (Mine or Town ?)
Rosedale Hardy 1853    
Rosedale Braxton 1884 In Gilmer
Rosedale Monongalia 1976    
Rosell Jefferson 1920-1935    
Rose Hill Nicholas     Also Waggy ?
Rose Mar Wood 1920-1935    
Rosemont Taylor 1911    
Rose Siding Mingo 1911    
Roseville Fayette 1886-1933    
Rosina Kanawha 1907-1950    
Ross Wetzel 1891    
Rossmore Logan 1918    
Roston (Poston ?) Boone 1933    
Rothwell Fayette 1911-1935    
Rough Run Grant 1911    
Round Bottom Marshall 1894-1935    
Round Bottom Monongalia 1911-1935    
Round Bottom Monroe 1883 ?    
Round Bottom Wayne 1853-1907    
Round Bottom Wetzel 1976    
Round Glade Raleigh 1859 ?    
Round Knob Roane     Also Shambling's Mills
Round Knob Putnam 1868-1920    
Round Top ? Berkeley 1883    
Round Top Morgan 1894-1935    
Rouzer Clay 1911-1935    
Rover Wirt 1898    
Rowan Raleigh 1907-1920    
Rowlesburg Preston 1853 Chartered 1858 Former Section 77
Rowton (Rowtown) Barbour 1800-1894 Now Junior
Roxalana Roane Raleigh 1868 In Kanawha 1853-1859 ???
Roxalia Monroe 1918    
Roxane Morgan 1911    
Roxie Raleigh 1891-1894    
Roy Randolph 1920    
Roy Wayne 1920-1935    
Roy Upshur 1935    
Roy Roane 1891-1920    
Royal Fayette 1911-1935    
Royal Raleigh 1911    
Ruby Putnam 1920    
Ruby Randolph 1911-1920    
Rucker Mingo 1920    
Rucker's Repose Greenbrier 1852-1858 Formerly in Bath County VA. Name Change Letcher
Ruckman Hampshire 1883-1935    
Ruddle Pendleton 1891    
Rude's Mills Lewis 1849-1859    
Rudkin Gilmer 1907-1935    
Ruferton         (P. O.?) Name Change Westerly 1915 ?
Rufus Roane 1920    
Ruhl Harrison 1891-1894    
Rumble Boone 1933    
Rumer Putnam 1911-1935    
Rum Junction Logan 1920-1935    
Runa Nicholas 1907    
Run Creek Junction Logan 1920    
Runkle Jackson 1911-1935    
Rupert Greenbrier 1888 Former Big Clear Creek
Rural Dale Upshur 1868    
Rush Boone 1906-1920    
Rush Run Ritchie 1870    
Rush Run Doddridge 1883    
Rush Run Fayette 1889-1935    
Rushville Roane 1907    
Rushville Lewis 1866-1894    
Rusk Ritchie 1855-1920    
Russell Monongalia 1920-1935    
Russelldale Mineral 1918    
Russell's Mills Tyler 1918    
Russellville Fayette 1870 Changed into Greenbrier County 1926 ?
Russet Calhoun 1907    
Russett Hardy 1894    
Ruth Kanawha 1909    
Ruth Mercer 1911-1939    
Ruthbelle Preston 1976    
Ruthdale Kanawha 1976    
Rutherford Ritchie 1907    
Ruths Braxton 1920    
Rutledge Kanawha 1907    
Ryan Roane 1891    
Ryder Greenbrier 1935    
Rye Wood 1911-1920    
Rymer Marion 1891    

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