Ghent, West Virginia

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Winterplace at Ghent, West Virginia

Ghent, West Virginia (WV), an unincorporated community on Flat Top Mountain in Raleigh County, may be best known as the location of Winterplace Ski Resort. The community weathers some of heaviest snows in southern West Virginia in winter. Flat Top Lake, a master-planned residential community, was established at Ghent in 1967.

Lodging near Ghent, West Virginia


Ghent is located approximately 15 miles south of Beckley, West Virginia, and 20 miles north of Princeton, West Virginia. Highway US-19 and the I-77 expressway meet at Ghent.

Map of Ghent, West Virginia

Regional Information

Ghent is located in the New River Gorge Region in southern West Virginia, on the border of the Bluestone Region.