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Berwind, West Virginia

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Berwind, West Virginia

Census-designated place
Berwind is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
 • Total 0.301 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.289 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0.012 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 278
 • Density 920/sq mi (360/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Berwind is a census-designated place on the Dry Fork in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population is 278.[2] The town of Berwind is named for Edward Julius Berwind owner of the Berwind Company and it was later incorporated in 1905. Berwind is the hometown of Vern Bickford, a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Braves in Boston (1948-1952) and Milwaukee (1953), and for the Baltimore Orioles (1954).


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  

External links

  • The Road to Berwind: A Collection of Pictures and Articles
  • Berwind Elementary School
  • Coalfields of the Appalachian Mountains - Berwind, WV
  • Berwind House of Praise

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