About Us

Incorporated in 1920 by Circuit Court. Name derived from War Creek, which runs through the town, and which was so named by the settlers about 1788 because of an Indian-settler battle which occurred near the source of the creek. Formerly known as Miner's City.

Population, 862; elevation, 1,342 feet; volunteer fire department; nonpartisan elections held every four years; election held on the first Tuesday in June; officials take office July first.