The West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office registered 1,214 new businesses statewide during the month of September 2021 according to Secretary of State Mac Warner.
Pleasants County led the state in the percentage of new business registration growth for the month with a total of seven new businesses, a 2.54% increase. The Secretary of State’s Business & Licensing Division reported that Summers, Hardy, Brooke and Gilmer counties also had notable growth during the month.
A total of 17 new business entities registered in Summers County in September 2021. In Hardy County, 15 businesses registered. Brooke County saw 12 new business registrations and Gilmer County registered five new businesses with the Secretary of State’s Office.