McDowell County Floods


Over the past few decades flooding has caused major damage to many areas of McDowell County, WV. In the past 2 years alone, flooding caused severe property damage and loss of life. The links below will take you back for a first hand view of these catastrophes as they happened.

Some of the communities damaged by flooding are Welch, Coalwood, Havaco, Bradshaw, Jolo, Premier, Panther, Hemphill, Kimball, Roderfield, Davy, Norwood, Ritter Hollow, Raysal, Oozley Branch, Atwell Branch, Groundhog Branch, Bull Creek, Iaeger, Bee Branch, Beartown Branch, Carswell Hollow, Landgraff, Avondale, Maitland and North Welch.


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McDowell County Flood Photo Links


Muddy Water Slide Show
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McDowell County - McDowell County Photo Album


This page was last updated on 12/24/09