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Taking West Virginia to new heights


​​​Characterized by stunning mountaintop views and an abundance of outdoor recreation, every aspect of the Potomac Highlands region reminds us why West Virginia is considered Almost Heaven. Encompassing the eight counties of Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker, this region considers itself a nature lovers’ paradise with ample hiking and biking trails, scenic overlooks and plenty of other activities that can be enjoyed year-round.

While home to the highest geographical point in the state, Spruce Knob, which sits approximately 4,861 feet above sea level, this region also prides itself on taking the Mountain State to great economic heights. Whether it’s a new health care initiative, educational opportunity or groundbreaking event center, this treasured piece of Appalachia is working diligently to help the state flourish in the areas of economic development, health, education, outdoor adventure and tourism.

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