Buckhannon

Buckhannon is a city of 5,725 people in West Virginia, and the only incorporated community in Upshur County. It was established in 1816 and named for Buckongahelas, a Native American chief of the Lenni-Lenape tribe who often hunted around the area, and whose name was often mispronounced by English settlers as "Buckongehanon".

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Buckhannon is located on US-33 between Weston and Elkins.

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Routes through Buckhannon

Columbus Weston  W  E  Elkins Harrisonburg


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