Proctor, West Virginia
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Proctor (also referred to as Austinville or Proctors) is an unincorporated community in northwestern Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States. It lies on West Virginia Route 2 along the Ohio River, north of the city of New Martinsville, the county seat of Wetzel County. Its elevation is 630 feet (192 m). Because the community has borne multiple names, the Board on Geographic Names officially designated it "Proctor" in 1980. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 26055.
The community was named after a pioneer settler named Proctor.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 112.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Proctor, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-04-22.
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- Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 509.
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