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Come & See

Come & See
By Andrea Bond

Choose to live amid natural, scenic beauty.

Own more home for your money. Spend weekends enjoying world-class recreation.

West Virginia’s perfect-sized metros and Main Street communities balance a higher quality of life with entrepreneurial opportunity.

Founded in 1769 and 1782, Wheeling and Lewisburg have a long history of hospitality in distinctively different corners of the state. Both are winning kudos from the national press. Forbes magazine lists Wheeling as one of the “10 Best Places to Live Cheaply” in the United States, citing its highly rated schools, low crime and low unemployment. Budget Travel Magazine calls Lewisburg “America’s Coolest Small Town.”

Come and see why!

Residents of Lewisburg will tell you there is a popular saying about their town: “Only two kinds of people ever leave Lewisburg – those who will return and those who wish... Read more 

There is no shortage of things to do in this modest-sized city (pop. 30,000.) Wheeling visitors looking for a place to start have access to a wealth of information right at their fingertips. Read more

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