Barbour County, WV City Government
The city governments of Belington, Junior, and Philippi, West Virginia protect and serve our citizens. Contact us to learn more about how we can help each other to achieve mutual prosperity. A wide range of exciting volunteer opportunities are available to help make our communities safer and more enjoyable places to live and work. Whether you are a resident in need of services or are considering visiting the Tygart River Valley, we are here to help.
The Belington Revitalization Committee works to increase the economic potential of our city by developing community revitalization strategies to make our city a more appealing environment, and supporting and promoting business opportunities. We meet on the fourth Thursday of each month in the Community (red) Building in the center of town at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend and participate. Consider volunteering and getting involved in improving the future of our community.
The Belington Merchant’s Association is open to all local merchants and business professionals in Belington, and the surrounding area. Our goal is to work together to improve awareness of existing businesses, and attract new businesses to our region. There is strength in numbers, and together we can unify to attract smart industry and growth to our area by providing a unified front with a variety of attractive businesses. This is what makes Belington a great place to live and visit! We meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 8:00 a.m.
The Belington City Council addresses a variety of community concerns. We meet on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in City Hall. All citizens are invited to attend our meetings.
The Belington On Trac Group assists the community with efforts to improve life quality, community strength, and business growth through evaluation of existing strategies, education, and assistance. We welcome volunteers! Meet us on the second Thursday of each month in the Community (red) Building in the center of town at 6:00 p.m. We hope to see you there.
The mayor and citizens of Junior, WV welcome you to visit and experience our wonderful small town atmosphere along the Tygart River Valley. Our area has much to offer. From magnificent vistas and plentiful opportunities to experience our beautiful mountains to our approachable community government, we hope you will join us to help make our town a more enjoyable place for residents and visitors alike. Junior is a lovely town to live in. We welcome visitors for weekends, and many of our guests enjoy spending their vacation time along the Tygart River.
Philippi, WV offers residents, businesses, and visitors a wealth of opportunities for employment, industrial advancement, and recreational activities. Our city is the location of the county seat of Barbour County, and our local government serves residents within Philippi and throughout the entire county. Our attractive, historic community offers all of the modern conveniences that you require. City services include: Water, electric, garbage, and much more.
Philippi offers a liberal arts university, good schools and medical facilities, churches, museums, a public library, several banks, lodging options, and restaurants. Our city owns and operates our own electrical, cable television, and fiber broadband systems. In addition, businesses are able to access our 20-acre industrial park and 50,000 square foot business building, conveniently located near I-79. The Philippi/Barbour County Airport operates a 3,200 ft. runway. Planning and housing authorities, modern infrastructure, and its convenient location to Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, make Philippi ideal for a wide range of business and industry, as well as an exceptional place to call home.