Upshur County, West Virginia

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Upshur County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population was 23,404. Its county seat is the City of Buckhannon[1]. Upshur County was formed in 1851 from Randolph, Barbour, and Lewis Counties and named for Abel Parker Upshur, a distinguished statesman and jurist of Virginia. Upshur served as United States Secretary of State and Secretary of the Navy under President John Tyler.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 355 square miles (919 km²), of which 355 square miles (919 km²) is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) (0.03%) is water.

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