Wheeling, West Virginia

City: Wheeling

County: Ohio

State: West Virginia

Lat/Long: 40.071263, -80.721998

Situated on the Ohio River near the border between West Virginia and Ohio, Wheeling was laid out in 1793 and established as a town in December 1795. The town was incorporated in 1806, when it became the county seat of Ohio County.

Gibson Lamb Cranmer, ed., History of Wheeling City and Ohio County, West Virginia and Representative Citizens (Chicago: Biographical, 1902), 135.