Welcome To Charleston, West Virginia

The Cultural, Recreational, and Business Capital of the Appalachian Mountains

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Welcome to the City of Charleston, West Virginia, where our people are known for genuine hospitality and follow their passions to make our city a great place to live, visit and invest in the future. Charleston is the capital city of West Virginia, and our elected leaders and citizens work every day to develop our city as the cultural, recreational and business capital of the Appalachian Mountain region.

Mayor Danny Jones

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Recent News

As City of Charleston crews install a new storm sewer pipe under the street, South Ruffner Road will be closed to through traffic
Young performers in the Kanawha Valley who wish to compete for cash prizes and more in a new youth talent showcase, Rising Stars: Stand Up and Shine, need to submit auditions on-line by noon this Saturday, June 16.
The City of Charleston is now accepting Applications for Housing Repair and Home Purchases.
The Splash Pad on Magic Island is functionally operational.  It has a few issues but they are being addressed. 

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