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Keyser, WV

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Keyser, WV
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Mineral County Statistics

According to the U.S. Census Bureau , the county has a total area of 329 square miles , of which 328 square mil.


About Mineral County, WV

Mineral County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia . It is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area . As of 2010, the population was 28,212. Its county seat is Keyser .

Ancient history Indigenous peoples lived throughout the highlands along rivers in this area for thousands of years. Archeologists have identified artifacts of the Adena culture , dating from 1000 BC to 200 BC. They were among the several early Native American cultures who built major earthwork mounds for ceremonial and burial use. Remnants of their culture have been found throughout West Virginia. They were followed by other indigenous peoples. With the growth of fur trading to the north after European encounter in the coastal areas, the nations of the Haudenosaunee , based in present-day New York, moved into the Ohio Valley in search of new hunting grounds. By the 17th century they had conquered other tribes, pushed them out to the west, and preserved the area for hunting. Colonial Virginia history John Lederer , a German physician and explorer employed by Sir William Berkeley , colonial governor of Virginia, is believed to be the first European to set foot in present-day Mineral County. He explored the area in 1669. The first recorded grants of land in West Virginia were made to Isaac and John Van Meter in 1730. This...


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