Matewan is a town located in Mingo County, West Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 498.
A strike by miners in the 1920s was the inspiration for the 1987 movie Matewan.
Web Sites and Links
MatewanDetails on the infamous battle of Matewan and the legendary Hatfield-McCoy Feud, as well as current information geared to the local citizens of the area.
MatewanHistory of the Matewan Massacre from the United Mine Workers of America.