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Harman, West Virginia

Harman, West Virginia is a small town in Randolph County that lies in a narrow valley between the Allegheny Mountains and Rich Mountain. The town was incorporated in 1901 by circuit court and named for Reverend Asa Harman, who provided the land for the town. Harman was formerly known as Harman Town.

The town lies at the intersection of Route 33, 25 miles east of Elkins, and Route 32 going to Canaan Valley and Davis. It’s approximately 13 miles west of Seneca Rocks. The town itself sits at 2,400 feet in elevation. With a population of a little over 125, Harman does have a volunteer fire department, town elections, a few convenient stores, and a first through twelfth grade school. Harman School was built in 1950.  The previous school building remained standing until a few years ago when it was sold and destroyed so that the current Senior Center could be built in its place.

Harman is a picturesque West Virginia town that is located on the Dry Fork of the Cheat River in the Monongahela National Forest.

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