Clarksburg, West Virginia

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Clarksburg, West Virginia (WV), the county seat of Harrison County, was chartered in 1785 and named for George Rogers Clark, a Virginian hero of the American Revolution. The FBI Fingerprint Identification Center at Clarksburg is one of the chief employers in the region. Many hotels cluster around the city. The US-50 expressway joins I-79 at Clarksburg. The area, including adjacent Bridgeport, is a principal lodging and commercial center for northern .

Lodging near Clarksburg, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation

The following parks and public recreation areas are located within 20 miles of Clarksburg.


Clarksburg is located approximately 20 miles southwest of Fairmont, West Virginia, and 40 miles southwest of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Map of Clarksburg, West Virginia

Regional Information

Clarksburg is located in the Monongahela Valley Region in north-central West Virginia.