Davis, West Virginia (WV), in Tucker County, was incorporated in 1889 and named for the family of industrialist Henry Gassaway Davis, a U.S. Senator from West Virginia who served from 1871 until 1883. At an elevation of 3,099 feet above sea level, Davis is the most lofty municipality in the state. Many shops, restaurants, and lodging facilities in Davis cater to visiting skiers and other tourists.
Lodging near Davis, West Virginia
Ski areas near Davis
Timberline and Canaan Valley ski resorts climb into the mountains seven miles southeast of Davis in the Canaan Valley. The White Grass Ski Area welcomes cross-country skiers to trek the central valley. Cross country is also accommodated at Canaan Valley and Blackwater Falls state parks.
Parks & Public Recreation
Davis is surrounded on almost every side by parkland. The following parks and public recreation areas are located within 20 miles of the community.
- Monongahela National Forest
- Blackwater Falls State Park
- Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge
- Canaan Valley Resort State Park
- Fairfax Stone State Park
Map of Davis, West Virginia
Davis is located in the Allegheny Highlands Region in eastern West Virginia.