Introduction to Princeton, West Virginia
The city of Princeton was named after Princeton, New Jersey. It is home to the Appalachian League’s baseball club, the Princeton Rays. A civil engineer named William Nelson Page developed the Deepwater Railway, a logging railroad that connected Deepwater and Robson.
Princeton and nearby Attractions
- Pinnacle Rock State Park
- Twin Falls Resort State Park
- Camp Creek State Park
- Pipestem Resort State Park
- Wilderness Road Regional Museum
- Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park
Things To Do In Princeton
Camp Creek State Park, Twin Falls Resort State Park and Pipestem Resort State Park are popular local recreational destinations. The Wiley Cabin and Museum, the Princeton Railroad Museum, the War Museum and the North House Museum offer insight into the area’s history. Churches in the area include the Burke Memorial Baptist Church, Gospel Tabernacle and the Church of the Nazarene. Festivals like CultureFest and AutumnFest are hosted by the city every September.
Raleigh County Memorial Airport is nearby.
Princeton Higher Education
The Valley College of Technology is local institution of higher education. Other nearby institutions include Bluefield State College, West Virginia State College and Concord College.