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Webster, West Virginia

Webster is a village in Taylor County, West Virginia, located 4 miles south of Grafton, West Virginia at 3917'48"N, 802'44"W; elevation is 1,019 feet above sea level.

History

Webster became a junction on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in 1854. Webster was the location of a Union encampment during the American Civil War. Webster was the birthplace of Anna Marie Jarvis, the founder of Mother's Day as a national holiday in the United States.

The village of Webster should not be confused with Webster County, West Virginia.