Paden City, West Virginia (WV), straddles the border of Tyler County and Wetzel County on the Ohio River. It was incorporated in 1916 and named for the family of Obediah Paden, who settled there in 1790. Paden was among the first Europeans to settle in the Ohio Valley. The community was long the home of several factories that produced decorative glassware.
Lodging near Paden City, West Virginia
Parks & Public Recreation
To the northwest and southwest of the community, respectively, Paden Island and Williamson Island are part of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
- Lewis Wetzel Park (New Martinsville, WV)
- Paden City Riverfront Park
- The Jug Wildlife Management Area