Vienna is a bedroom community to neighboring Parkersburg.
The town is one of the most rapidly growing towns in the Mid-Ohio Valley.
Known by chocolate lovers throughout the state, Holl’s Swiss Chocolatier handcrafts exquisite confections in its family-owned shop in Vienna.
Vienna maintains a strong system of parks. Get ready to play at Jackson Park, equipped with a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, baseball and softball fields, swings — and even a close-up view of an authentic 1950s fighter jet. Directly across from Jackson Park is the 277-acre McDonough Wildlife Refuge, where the visitor might catch sight of the local white-tailed deer, turkey, red and gray fox, coyote or migratory waterfowl that inhabit the area.
Nearby attractions in the Mid-Ohio Valley include the Fenton Art Glass Company in Williamstown, Blennerhasset Island Historical State Park, the Civil War mansion Henderson Hall and the Oil and Gas Museum in Parkersburg.
- The Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival takes place each June. Savor the international flavor of this outdoor festival, celebrating traditional folk music, dance, cuisine and crafts from many cultures and ethnic groups.
- Find out what all the buzz is about at the West Virginia State Honey Festival, held in August. The celebration of honey bees and honey features entertainment, crafts, baking contests, children’s activities and bee displays and demonstrations.
- Juried artists display their creations and demonstrate their craft at the Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival in September. Music and food add to the merriment.
- Get a Taste of Parkersburg during the September festival of flavors. Sample selections of entertainment, wine and food from more than a dozen local restaurants.
Major employers include Bureau of the Public Debt, DuPont Washington Works, SABIC Innovative Plastics, Wood County Board of Education, Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Simonton Windows and City of Parkersburg.