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Wetzel County, West Virginia

US county information
NameWetzel County
StateWest Virginia
SeatNew Martinsville
US Area
Total Area361 sq mi (935 km2)
Land Area359 sq mi (929.8 km2)
Water Area2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population17693 (2000)
Density19/km2 (49.2/sq mi)

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Wetzel County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2010, the population was 16,583. Its county seat is New Martinsville . Its northern border is the Mason-Dixon line. The county is named for Lewis Wetzel, a famous frontiersman and Indian fighter.

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