Belington, West Virginia (WV), in Barbour County, was founded in about 1778, incorporated in 1905, and named for John Beling, its first postmaster. Originally it was known as the Barker Settlement, after Elias Barker, who had settled there with his brother William Barker. The town overlooks the Tygart Valley River and is a popular destination for whitewater rafting.
Lodging in Belington, West Virginia
Parks & Recreation Areas
Audra State Park is located eight miles west of town and Teter Creek Lake Wildlife Management Area, 10 miles north.