West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

  Other

Below you will find a list of recent press releases that relate to other areas of Government. Click Read More to view the full text of the press release.

State Volunteer Conference Offers Something For Everyone


June 16, 2009 - What do volunteer management, disaster preparedness, youth leadership, corporate volunteer programs, a statewide service project and inspirational ...


2008 Swiggy Award Winners Announced


December 12, 2008 - The second annual Swiggy Awards have been announced. The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services received the first place award for its website (http://wvseniorservices.gov). The Gus R. Douglass Land-Grant Institute at West Virginia State University (h......


Census Bureau Hiring Around the State; Waves of Hiring Begin Now and Stretch into 2009


December 09, 2008 - The U.S. Census Bureau’s Regional Census Center is the midst of an intense recruitment drive to hire office staff across the state of West Virginia. The office in Charleston will be the hub of census activity in West Virginia for the upcoming 2010 Cen......


Nominations Sought for 2008 Swiggy Awards for Web Excellence


August 01, 2008 - For the second year in a row, the Statewide Internet Group (also known as “SWIG”) is holding its Swiggy Award competition to recognize excellence in state website design. The "Swiggy" is awarded to the top three websites nominated from within state......