Peterstown, West Virginia Overview
Peterstown, West Virginia includes 0 nearby mines. Peterstown is a town in Monroe County West Virginia United States. The population was 653 at the 2010 census.The town is the site of the 1928 discovery of the 34.48 carat (6.896 g) Jones Diamond by Grover C. Jones and his son William Punch Jones.
- Peterstown, West Virginia has a population of 653 (based on numbers from 2010).
- Located in Monroe County, West Virginia.
- Peterstown, West Virginia sits 494 meters (1,620.7 feet) above sea level feet above sea level.
in Peterstown, West Virginia
- 76 Total
- 20 Occurrences
- 17 Prospects
- 2 Plants
- 37 Producers
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