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city (1990 pop. 18,059), seat of Harrison co., N central W.Va., at the confluence of Elk Creek and the West Fork of the Monongahela River; inc. 1795. It is an industrial and shipping center for an area of coal mines, oil and natural gas fields, and grazing lands. Glass and fabricated metal products, welding and transportation equipment, and machinery are manufactured. The city was an important Union supply base in the Civil War, and remains of Union earthworks are preserved in Lowndes Hill park. Clarksburg is the birthplace of Stonewall JacksonJackson, Stonewall
(Thomas Jonathan Jackson), 1824–63, Confederate general, b. Clarksburg, Va. (now W.Va.), grad. West Point, 1846. Like a Stone Wall
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; a plaque designates the site. Salem International Univ. and the FBI fingerprint data center are outside the city.
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Part of what makes Clarksburg a special appellation for Petite Sirah and Chenin Blanc is the cooling trend that comes in from the San Francisco Bay everyday at about 3:30pm, which sweeps the heat out of the valley floor and allows the grapes to maintain their natural acidity.
This new 27,990 square foot Saks OFF 5th, located in Clarksburg at the intersection of I-270 and Clarksburg Road, will reportedly feature a selection of designer fashion, accessories and footwear for men and women, as well as in-season and on-trend offerings from more than 800 leading designer brands at incredible prices.
Clarksburg staff work closely with the US Department of Defence, who run a major programme to collect biometric data from terror suspects in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Improvements are intended to enhance data coverage in the Clarksburg area in Clarksburg; Hepzibah; Stonewood; Anmoore; Nutter Fort; Southwest along US Route 19 from Hepzibah to downtown Clarksburg; East along US Route 50 from Sun Valley Road to just east of Interstate 79; the East Point Shopping Center, and; the area at the intersection of I-79 and County Route 24 including Meadowbrook Mall.
Clarksburg leads the country in savings to residents.
The newly formed West Virginia Oncology Society (WVOS), Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center of West Virginia University, David Lee Cancer Center of Charleston Area Medical Center, United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, Schiffler Cancer Center of Wheeling Hospital, City Hospital of West Virginia University Hospital-East, Martinsburg as well as several other oncology and healthcare partners throughout West Virginia are working together to address this major cancer care issue in our state.
If users have questions, they can contact the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division in Clarksburg, West Virginia, at 304-625-4995.
An area better known for boat cruising and beer guzzling than swirling and sipping fine wine is gaining a new rep--and Clarksburg, a small town 15 miles south of Sacramento, lies at the heart of it all.
"We're in Washington to make sure Congress gets the point: In the federal debate, our cities must be heard," said NLC President Jim Hunt, a councilmember from Clarksburg, W.Va.
TOM BOZZUTO BELIEVED HIS COMPANY WAS building according to county regulations at Clarksburg Town Center, a development in Montgomery County, Md.
I go to an alternative school called the Kingsley Wilderness Project in Clarksburg, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C.