Sissonville, West Virginia

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Humphreys Memorial United Methodist Church at Sissonville, West Virginia (WV)

Sissonville, West Virginia (WV), a community on the Pocatalico River in northern Kanawha County, was named for John Sisson, who owned the original townsite.

Sissonville has traditionally been a service center for a large farming area. A bedroom-community of Charleston, West Virginia, today, the community is served by two exits on Interstate 77.

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Parks & Public Recreation

Woodrum Wildlife Management Area is located approximately six miles north of Sissonville, and the near reaches of the Amherst-Plymouth Wildlife Management Area are located eight miles to the west.


Sissonville is located on old US Highway 21 approximately two miles from the I-77 expressway, 15 miles north of Charleston, West Virginia, and 22 miles south of Ripley, West Virginia.

Map of Sissonville, West Virginia

Regional Information

Sissonville is located in the Metro Valley Region in western West Virginia.