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Wolf Pen, West Virginia

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Wolf Pen, West Virginia

Wolf Pen
Unincorporated community
Wolf Pen is located in West Virginia
Wolf Pen
Location within the state of West Virginia
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wyoming
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24896
GNIS feature ID 1741519[1]

Wolf Pen is an unincorporated community in Wyoming County, West Virginia, United States, along Indian Creek.[2] Legend has it that Wolf Pen's name comes from an incident when a man built a pen to capture the wolves which had been taking his sheep. The pen was of log construction similar to the type used for catching bears.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wolf Pen, West Virginia
  2. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.:  

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