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WV was admitted to the Union on June 20, 1863.


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Incorporated in 1902 by Circuit Court: Home Rule. So named because of the construction of the bridge over Cacapon River at that place, the name of the river being derived from the Indian name (Shawnee), Cape-cape-de-hon, meaning “river of medicine water”.

Population, 355; elections held every 4 years on the second Tuesday in June; officials take office July first.

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