Moorefield, West Virginia

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Moorefield, West Virginia (WV), the county seat of Hardy County, was chartered in 1777 and named for Conrad Moore, who owned the lands upon which the town was platted. Located in the heart of the fertile valley of the South Branch of the Potomac River, Moorefield is one of the most important agricultural centers in West Virginia. The area is renown for its poultry production.

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Parks & Public Recreation

The southern reaches of the Nathaniel Mountain Wildlife Management Area are located 10 miles northwest of Moorefield. Lost River State Park is located 10 miles south of the community, and the flanks of the Monongahela National Forest and the approach Moorefield to the east and southwest.


Moorefield is located on highways US-220 and WV-28 one mile southwest of the US-48 expressway, 12 miles northeast of Petersburg, West Virginia, 25 miles southwest of Romney, West Virginia, and 25 miles west of Wardensville, West Virginia.

Map of Moorefield, West Virginia

Regional Information

Moorefield is located in the Potomac Branches Region in eastern West Virginia.