Places

  • Charles Town is also known as: Jefferson County / Charles Town city.

  • Charles Town tourist attractions include: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: John Servis (horse trainer), and James Jett (american football player).

History

Charles Town is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 5,259 at the 2010 census. Due to its similar name, travelers have sometimes confused this city with the state's capital, Charleston. Charles Washington, the founder of Charles Town, was born in Hunting Creek, now Fairfax County, Virginia on May 2, 1738. He was the youngest full brother of George Washington. He came to present Jefferson County between April and October 1780. The home of Charles Washington, Happy Retreat, was erected in 1780. In 1786, on 80 acres (320,000 m²) of his adjoining land, Charles laid out the streets of Charles Town, naming many of them after his brothers and one after his wife, Mildred. He donated the four corner lots at the intersection of George and Washington Streets for public buildings of the town and county, provided the town become the seat of the county separated from Berkeley County. Charles Town was officially chartered by the Virginia General Assembly in January 1787. In 1794, James Madison married "Dolly" Todd at Harewood, the home of George Steptoe Washington, son of Colonel Samuel Washington, just outside of Charles...

The official website for the city of Charles Town is http://www.charlestownwv.us/.

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Charles Town Obituaries

It was revealed by The Journal on February 3rd, 2015 that Elizabeth "Budge" Blake passed on in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Blake was 91 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Elizabeth "Budge"'s life.

It was noted by The Journal on January 29th, 2015 that Patrick Michael Bogden perished in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Bogden was 44 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Patrick Michael's life.

It was disclosed by The Journal on January 25th, 2015 that Mary Jean Weaver (Jamison) passed away in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Ms. Weaver was 73 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Jean's life.

It was revealed by The Journal on January 24th, 2015 that Billy Dean II Harrison passed away in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Harrison was 37 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Billy Dean II's life.

It was reported by The Journal on January 9th, 2015 that Roxanne E Cheek (Menoher) passed away in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Ms. Cheek was 71 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Roxanne E's life.

It was revealed by The Journal on January 3rd, 2015 that Myrtle D McMillan (Davis) perished in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Ms. McMillan was 95 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Myrtle D's life.

It was revealed by The Journal on December 27th, 2014 that Catherine Isabelle Painter (Hawk) passed on in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Ms. Painter was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Catherine Isabelle's life.

It was disclosed by The Journal on December 16th, 2014 that Loye Roach (Philpott) passed away in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Ms. Roach was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Loye's life.

It was noted by The Journal on December 15th, 2014 that Brandon Ray Johnson passed on in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Johnson was 29 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Brandon Ray's life.

It was reported by The Journal on December 8th, 2014 that Valerie Susan Wilbur perished in Charles Town, West Virginia.  Wilbur was 59 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Valerie Susan's life.

All Funeral Homes in Charles Town

Brown Funeral Homes & Cremations

Brown is a family owned, full service funeral home, that has proudly served Martinsburg, Berkeley County and the surrounding communities of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia since 1880. Our funeral homes are Berkeley County's only...

Hall Funeral Home Incorporated

Founded in 1895, Hall Funeral Home is proud of our tradition. We provide compassionate care to your family, and strive to facilitate a memorable tribute to your loved one.

Hartzler Funeral Home PA

It is our objective to provide an organized and meaningful service while being sensitive to the needs of those we serve during a time of loss so
that we may assist our families through the grieving process.

John T Williams Funeral Home

We have been offering our considerate funeral services to serve families like yours since 1980. Founded on compassion and love, we are a family ourselves. Our owners are husband and wife who purchased the home after working for another funeral...

Loudoun Funeral Chapels

During 1977, William J. McDonough and his brother-in-law Robert L. Potterfield III saw the need for a new funeral home in Leesburg, Virginia. A funeral home that would put great emphasis on the service aspects of the industry and serve each...

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Edge Hill Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charles Town, WA 98185
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Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charles Town, WA 98185
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Strider Melvin T Colonial Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charles Town, WA 98185

Charles Town Funeral Home News

South Regional Member Exchange Digest for Nov. 6-8
You can still be eco-friendly in the afterlife, according to an Apopka funeral-equipment company ... Founded last January by a retired West Virginia conservation officer and a handful of friends, the outreach brings wounded soldiers, Marines and sailors to ...
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Catherine Butts Collins, 89
The family will receive friends at the Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, U.S. 340 at Halltown Road, Charles Town/Harpers Ferry ... P.O. Box 433, Harpers Ferry WV 25425.
http://www.herald-mail.com/?cmd=displaystory&story_id=256199

Journal Junction for Oct. 25...
From Charles Town: Jefferson Utilities Inc ... We need to fight together to keep our mail and our jobs in West Virginia. From Hedgesville: I read that St. Agnes Catholic Church in Shepherdstown had a casino night complete with table games (including craps ...
http://journal-news.net/page/content.detail/id/550415/Journal-Junction-for-Oct--26.html?nav=5043

Stalking History on the Hank Williams Death Ride
In a quiet residential neighborhood of a small Alabama town, Georgiana, a white ... DIED IN THE BACK SEAT OF HIS CADILLAC SOMEWHERE BETWEEN KNOXVILLE, TENN. AND OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA WHILE ENROUTE TO A SHOW IN CANTON, OHIO. Georgianas display is ...
http://open.salon.com/blog/johnnydamm/2010/10/25/stalking_history_on_the_hank_williams_death_ride

James B. Heflin Jr.
Jim was a 1951 graduate of Doddridge County High School and attended Salem College and West Virginia University in the engineering ... for 26 years and former representative of the West Union Town Council. He was a member of West Union Baptist Church for ...
http://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/540473/James-B--Heflin-Jr-.html

Jacqueline C. McDonald
Jackie also was a trust officer with the Bank of Charles Town and was a devoted volunteer with the AARP Tax Aid program and was an AARP West Virginia State Tax coordinator ... the hearts of her family and friends. Funeral services will held at 2 p.m ...
http://journal-news.net/page/content.detail/id/551044/Jacqueline-C--McDonald.html?nav=5007

Charles Town Funeral Homes and funeral services in West Virginia
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Charles Town Cemeteries and funeral services in West Virginia
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Jefferson County West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Charles ...
JEFFERSON CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME. ROBERT C FIELDS. PO BOX 838. CHARLES TOWN, WV 25414. PHONE: ... Box 426, Charles Town, WV 25414. Telephone: 304.725.2055 or 800.624. ...
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