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Wellsburg City

Wellsburg City Hall is located at 70 Town Square, Wellsburg, WV 26070; phone: 304-737-2104.

Beallmore (William T. Jr., and June Booher House), ca. 1907, 1500 Pleasant Avenue, Wellsburg, WV, National Register

Photo: Beallmore (William T. Jr., and June Booher House), ca. 1907, 1500 Pleasant Avenue, Wellsburg, WV. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Photographed by User:Nyttend (own work), 2011, [cc0-by-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2014.

Wellsburg, the county seat, was chartered as Charlestown in 1791 and named for Charles Prather. In 1816 the name was changed to Wellsburg, in honor of Prather's son-in-law, Charles Wells. The first Grimes Golden apple tree is said to have stood about two miles east of Wellsburg. [1]

  1. Brooke County West Virginia, Brooke County Comprehensive Plan, 2008, www3.brookewv.org, accessed January, 2014.
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