According to one story, a group of people gathered at the post office to name the town. Several names were suggested, and to one suggestion, someone in the group responded "That's odd." And so the name of Odd was adopted for the town.
Odd Elementary School was the last wooden school house in use in the state of West Virginia upon its closing in 1989.
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“Our theism is the purification of the human mind. Man can paint, or make, or think nothing but man. He believes that the great material elements had their origin from his thought.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other.”
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