Calhoun County, West Virginia

Calhoun County, West Virginia, Court House, Grantsville, Heartland Region
Courthouse in Calhoun County, West Virginia

Calhoun County, in central West Virginia, was created in 1853 from western Gilmer County and was named for statesman and U.S. vice-president John C. Calhoun. Its county seat is at Grantsville. Calhoun is renowned as the home of the West Virginia Wood Festival and West Virginia Molasses Festival. The Little Kanawha River and its west fork drain westward through the northern county. Predominantly rural and agricultural, it supports relatively little industry. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 7,627.

Cities & Towns in Calhoun County

Annamoriah, West Virginia
Arnoldsburg, West Virginia
Big Springs, West Virginia
Chloe, West Virginia
Five Forks, West Virginia
Grantsville, West Virginia
Millstone, West Virginia
Mount Zion, West Virginia
Nicut, West Virginia
Orma, West Virginia
Sand Ridge, West Virginia
Stumptown, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation Facilities

Calhoun County Park
Stumptown Wildlife Management Area

Calhoun County Historic Landmarks

Alberts Chapel (Sand Ridge, WV)

Regional Information for Calhoun County, West Virginia

Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation in Calhoun County may be found in our guide to travel in the Heartland Region, in central West Virginia, in which the county is located.