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Deep Water, also known historically as Deepwater, is an unincorporated town on the Kanawha River in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. It is best known as the starting point of the Deepwater Railway founded in 1898 by William N. Page, which was merged to create the Virginian Railway in 1907. Located near the head of navigation of the Kanawha River just a short distance downstream from Kanawha Falls, it may have been named for that reason. However, according to local legend as recounted by H. Reid in The Virginian Railway (Kalmbach, 1961), it was named by Squire James Galsepy Kincaid and other locals on a rainy day in 1871 as a commentary on the standing groundwater outside the new post office along Loup Creek. (from wikipedia)

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Fayette County251 Population (as of 2000)
West Virginia State0 Population (current)
0.5 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$63,000 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$36,538 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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1 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$0 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
0 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$0 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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