Charleston, W. Va. – The WV Secretary of State’s Office registered 1,535 new businesses statewide during the month of January according to Secretary of State Mac Warner.
Wetzel County led the state in the percentage of new business growth through January with a total of 19 new business registrations, a 3.58% increase. The Secretary of State’s Business & Licensing Division reported that Clay, Morgan, Taylor, and Tyler Counties also experienced notable growth during the month.
A total of eight new business entities were registered in Clay County in January of 2023. Morgan County successfully registered 34 businesses. Taylor County reported 19 registrations for the month and Tyler County registered eight new businesses with the Secretary of State’s Office.