Tygart

Tygart (tĪˈgərt) [key], river, c.160 mi (260 km) long, rising in E West Virginia and flowing north to join the West Fork and form the Monongahela at Fairmont. Tygart River Dam (completed 1938), near Grafton, forms a large reservoir in Tygart Lake State Park.

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