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 West Virginia.
Lodging near Clarksburg, West Virginia
Parks & Public Recreation
The following parks and public recreation areas are located within 20 miles of Clarksburg.
- Clarksburg City Park
- Hite Field
- Lowndes Park
- Veterans Park
- North Bend Rail Trail
- Bridgeport City Park (Bridgeport, WV)
- Watters Smith Memorial State Park
Map of Clarksburg, West Virginia
Clarksburg is located in the Monongahela Valley Region in north-central West Virginia.