Union, West Virginia

Union, West Virginia (WV), the county seat of Monroe County, was settled in 1774 by James Alexander and chartered in 1799. It was so named because the site often served as a muster site for troops during the Indian Wars. Much of downtown Union is protected as part of the Union National Historic District. 

Lodging near Union, West Virginia

Union (WV) Hotels

Parks & Public Recreation

Moncove Lake State Park is located approximately 14 miles east of Union. The near reaches of the Washington & Jefferson National Forests approach Union 20 miles to the south.


Union is located on highway US-219 approximately 16 miles south of Ronceverte, West Virginia, 20 miles south of Lewisburg, West Virginia, 20 miles southwest of Alderson, West Virginia, and 25 miles northeast of Peterstown, West Virginia.

Map of Union, West Virginia

Regional Information

Union is located in the Greenbrier Valley Region in southeastern West Virginia.