Beaver WV Real Estate and Homes For Sale In Beaver WV
The West Virginia community got its name around 1860 “from the great numbers of beavers abounding in the creeks during the early days of settlement,” according to “A History of Shady Spring District” compiled by the Shady Spring District Woman’s Club in 1979. When the community was eligible for a post office in the early 1900s, the residents discovered another West Virginia town already had the name. The community adopted the name “Oxley” for a Huntington, W.Va., man who ran a clothing store. In 1929 or 1930, Grover Hedrick bought Ritter Lumber Co. and had the community name changed to “Glen Hedrick.” The residents petitioned the federal government for another name change and finally, the community was officially named Beaver in 1939.
In the last 30 years Beaver and surrounding areas, including Grandview and Shady Springs, have become one of the more coveted addresses in the Beckley and Southern WV Real Estate Markets. Subdivisions in the area include: Grandview Farms, The Oaks, Cherry Hill, Apple Ridge, Beechwood, and Greystone.
The schools in and around Beaver are some of the highest rated schools in Raleigh County. Great schools, Great Views, and Great Neighborhoods are just some of the reasons why the Beaver WV Real Estate Market and Homes For Sale in Beaver WV sell quickly and typically at or above 95% of listing price when listed by Betty!
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