Hillsboro is a tiny village in the Pocohontas county of West Virginia. It was settled in the 1800's, mainly by Scottish and Irish immigrants working in agriculture and stock raising. In 2010, the town census was of 260 residents.

People Born in Hillsboro

Pearl S. Buck

Hillsboro in People's Lives

Pearl S. Buck: I was born here in 1892, but it would be quite a stretch to label this place in any way my home. My parents, who were both devoted South Presbyterian missionaries, traveled back to China when I three months old.

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