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Some of the cities, towns, and places in Upshur County are Abbott, Adrian, Alexander, Alton, Arlington, Atlas, Beans Mill, Buckhannon, Canaan, Carter, Craddock, Daysville, Deanville, Eden, Ellamore, Evergreen, Excelsior, Five Forks, Freeman, French Creek, Frenchton, Gaines, Gale, George Gordon Meade, George Washington, Goodwin, Gormley, Goshen, Gould, Gouverneur Kemble Warren, Hampton, Heavener Grove, Hemlock, Hinkleville, Hodgesville, Holly Grove, Hoover Town, Imperial, Ingo, Ivy, Kanawha Head, Kedron, Kesling Mill, Lorentz, McCuetown, Midvale, Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Nebo, Newlonton, Overhill, Palace Valley, Post Mill, Queens, Red Rock, Reger, Rock Cave, Rocky Ford, Ruraldale, Sago, Sand Run, Selbyville, Shahan, South Buckhannon, Swamp Run, Tallmansville, Tenmile, Tennerton, Teter, Vegan, White Oak, Wilsontown, Yokum, Zion

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Upshur County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,254. Its county seat is Buckhannon. The 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.