There are 55 counties in West Virginia. All counties are functioning governmental units, each governed by a county commission.
West Virginia has 235 county subdivisions which are known as minor civil divisions (MCDs). These magisterial districts are all nongovernmental, nonfunctioning subdivisions of the county and are districts from which voters elect county commissioners and school board members.
West Virginia Counties - Populated Places in 55 Counties
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West Virginia Counties section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 55 West Virginia Counties.
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Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks, schools and airports.
Each profile includes the current weather plus a seven day forecast. Note that for smaller populated places, the weather report may be for the nearest weather reporting station or airport.
The local information and data include economic and demographic data, census information and facts about the local environmental situation including such items as maps of flood zones, local sources of pollution, air quality indices and local areas where hazardous materials may be used or stored.
The complete category list for larger cities and towns includes: Arts & Culture, Census Data, Community Organizations, State and Local Government, Health & Medical, Newcomer Information, Local News Papers & Radio, Parks & Recreation, Pets & Hobbies, Schools & Libraries, Social Services, Travel and Tourism.