WV Mining Towns - Bloxton, WV (RJB) - 16 Aug 1974 - Beckley Post-Herald (Beckley, WV)
of in: ( L o u i s e ) fall TERRY was named for son of one of the principal owners of the mine there. McCreery was named for l a t e J a m'e s T McCreery (Jan. 1,1844 - 18, 1925) who was born at Union. However, the hamlet there was called Bloxton at first. was named in honor of late R. T. Bloxton who Â· at Hill Top. McCreery was o n e o f t h e v settlements in Raleigh County. County. Land where the settlement sprawled is where Piney River pours its flood into River. '