Quality of Life

QUALITY OF LIFE

West Virginia is within 500 miles of more than half of the U.S. population – and one third of the Canadian population. An excellent interstate system lets residents live where they want, within easy access of larger metro areas of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Meanwhile, West Virginia doesn’t have the traffic and congestion. It doesn’t take an hour to commute 10 miles home, leaving you more time for family, hobbies and life!

The Mountain State enjoys natural wonders preserved in more than 200,000 acres of state parks and forests, with 800 miles of hiking trails and 5,000 acres of fishing waters. Tourism attracts 11 million visitors each year, generating more than $4.9 billion in economic activity.