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The rolling hills of Mountaineer Country help to preserve the areas rich mountain customs and old world style. Parks and forests offer scenic overlooks and virgin forests virtually untouched by mankind. The descendants of European immigrants came i n the 19th and 20th centuries to mine coal, lay railroads, cut timber and build factories. Located in the north central part of the state, Mountaineer Country includes Monongalia, Marion, Preston, Harrison, Doddridge, Taylor, Barbour Counties.