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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Three events that will attract people to downtown Charleston Saturday, Sept. 15 will have an impact on traffic from early in the morning through later at night.
Starting early Monday morning (September 10), 33rd street will be closed to all traffic between the South Park Underpass and McDonald’s.
A major computer glitch by the city’s contractor for garbage and recycling bags has caused a huge mix-up in the names and addresses of bag redemption vouchers
The City of Charleston’s Street Department will be paving Barlow Drive Tuesday, August 28

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