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Delray, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Hampshire
Elevation 997 ft (304 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26714
Area code(s) 304
GNIS feature ID 1554287

Delray is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Delray is located in the North River Valley along Delray Road (West Virginia Route 29) between Sedan and Rio. According to the 2000 census, the Delray community has a population of 151.

Delray began a small agricultural community in the late eighteenth century. Its first storekeeper, John McDonald, owned and operated a stave mill and a barrell factory near his residence. The name Delray most likely is a name derived from Spanish meaning "of the king".

Historic sites

  • Richards-Mowery House (c. 1850)

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