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A significant development in the townscape of Middlebourne occurred in 1906 when citizens of Tyler County passed a levy to create West Virginia's first county highschool.

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County seat. Established 1813. Named because it was halfway between Pennsylvania and the old Salt Wells on the Kanawha above Charleston. The “Jug Handle” on Middle Island Creek is one of the noted beauty spots of the Ohio Valley.

Population, 870; elevation, 745 feet; elections held every two years on the second Tuesday in June; officials take office July first.

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