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WV 1  not currently assigned
Previous WV 1's:

1926 ROUTE LOG
Ohio State Line: 0 - 0
WV 32: 0.5 - 0.5
WV 2 NB: 2 blocks - 0.5
WV 2 SB: 0.5 - 1
WV 31: 23 - 24
WV 59: 13 - 37
WV 16: 2 - 39
WV 74: 6 - 45
WV 18 NB: 13 - 58
WV 18 SB: 6 - 64
WV 4 NB: 21 - 85
WV 4 SB: 2 - 87
WV 22: 1 - 88
WV 77: 4 - 92
WV 6: 10 - 102
WV 56: 6 - 108
WV 26: 16 - 124
WV 72: 10 - 134
Maryland State Line: 14 - 148
GAP IN ROUTE
Maryland State Line: 0 - 148
WV 44: 7 - 155
WV 45: 7 - 162
WV 46: 8 - 170
WV 28: 13 - 183
WV 54: 7 - 190
WV 9: 12 - 202
Virginia State Line: 15 - 217
WV 1: An original 1922 state highway that entered Parkersburg from Ohio, then headed east through Clarksburg and Grafton before entering Maryland. WV 1 then re-entered from Maryland a short distance later to continue east through Romney and entering Virginia near Capon Bridge.

1924 Official
WV 1 across the northern tier of West Virginia
1924 Official
1924 Official
WV 1 re-emerges from Maryland heading for Virginia
1924 Official

In 1926, WV 1 was replaced by US 50 except from Nutter Farm to Pike, which was apparently removed from the state highway system (later it did become part of US 50 but today it is CR 50/34) and Pike to Ellenboro which became an extended WV 16.

1927 Clasons
US 50 replaces WV 1
1927 Clasons
1927 Clasons
US 50 replaces WV 1 over there too
1927 Clasons

The approximate routing of WV 1 today: all of WV 618 EB except it used Northwestern Pike across Worthington Creek which no longer connects to CR 50/23 Old Worthington Pike; Northwestern Ave; abandoned routing that uses a touch of Core Rd west of I-77 (was CR 50/25); US 50; CR 50/38 Old US 50 except: CR 50/34, CR 50/27, CR 50/28 Red Peak Cir; CR 50/37 Murphytown Rd except: Abandoned loop over Left Stillwell Fork (was CR 50/29), CR 50/30, CR 50/20, CR 50/22 Morton Rd; abandoned routing north of Stillwell Creek; CR 50/9 and CR 50/31 through Dallison; US 50; CR 50/32 (not 50/40), a bit of WV 31, abandoned cutoff, CR 50/41 Deerwalk Rd which no longer connects to SR 5/10 and CR 5 Volcano Rd; US 50; CR 50/42 which becomes CR 50/32 in Ritchie County; CR 50/69 Sand Hill Rd; US 50; CR 50/46 which no longer connects to CR 50/33 which no longer connects to CR 50/36 to Nutter Farm; CR 50/34 except abandoned alignment which always stayed west of Goose Creek; WV 16 from Pike to Ellenboro; CR 50/39 Lamberton Rd to Pennsboro; WV 74; CR 50/40; CR 50/43 which becomes CR 50/30 in Doddridge County; CR 50/30 through Greenwood (except CR 36 Duckworth Rd which no longer connects with CR 50/31) and south and east back around as Sunnyside Rd to US 50, then northeast on CR 50/30 to West Union. It is unclear if WV 1 used Main St but likely did. WV 1 followed CR 50/30 Smithton Rd to Avondale, then abandoned routing to CR 50/25 and CR 50/33 in Smithburg before picking back up CR 50/30 towards Morgansville; CR 50/34; US 50 except: CR 50/35, CR 50/24, CR 50/23, CR 50/27, CR 50/29; CR 50/28 to Salem; CR 50/73; CR 23/23; US 50; CR 50/56; CR 50/57; US 50; CR 11 through Wolf Summit and Reynoldsville to Wilsonburg; CR 9; CR 9/8 Limestone Run Rd to Clarksburg; US 19 into downtown Clarksburg, then Pike St all the way through except CR 50/26 Wonderbar Rd to where it ends at I-79; abandoned loop that was CR 50/27 just east of I-79; US 50 through Bridgeport to about WV 131; CR 50/32 Airport Rd which is now cutoff by the airport and no longer connects to US 50 just past WV 76; US 50 to near Grafton; CR 50/4 Old 50 W; Yates Ave to CR 40 south to the old bridge location into Grafton; abandoned part of Baltimore Ave in Fetterman; Railroad St and Sycamore St to Main St through Grafton; Addison St; US 119 then veering west on Lincoln St to US 50; CR 50/21 Blueville Rd; US 50 all the way to the WV 72 south jct; abandoned loop that is bisected by WV 72 north leaving US 50; US 50 to Maryland except it used CR 50/13 and the removed Cheat River Covered Bridge. Once back in West Virginia, the route used US 50 to Virginia except: long-abandoned routing well to the north of where it crosses Difficult Run; abandoned loop north of the highway west of Stony River; abandoned routing plus some of Junkins Rd northeast of Mt. Storm; CR 50/11 Snowfall Dr through White Hall; abandoned loop just east of the US 220 south junction; CR 50/29 in Mechanicsburg; abandoned crossing over S. Potomac River to meet CR 8 at Bergman Run; abandoned but intact loop along Sulphur Spring Run at the west edge of Romney; Clara Davis Ln west of Augusta; Nozzle Dr/Hook Rd; Flintstone Loop; long abandoned routing over Hanging Rock that stays well north of US 50;


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