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city (1990 pop. 33,862), seat of Wood co., NW W.Va., at the confluence of the Little Kanawha and Ohio rivers; settled 1785, inc. 1820. An industrial and shipping center in a coal region, it has food and dairy processing and industries that make aluminum products, tools, packaging, and wooden products. Nearby, in the Ohio River, is historic Blennerhassett IslandBlennerhassett Island,
in the Ohio River, near Parkersburg, W.Va. On it Harman Blennerhassett built a mansion and a laboratory for his study. The island was ransacked by the local militia when Aaron Burr's schemes, with which Blennerhassett was connected, were declared
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It was also determined that most people using the trailers were from outside the city of Parkersburg, mostly from the Mineral Wells area, Reed said.
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