Wyoming County, West Virginia

Wyoming County, in southern West Virginia (WV), was established in 1850 and named for the Delaware phrase “maugh-wau-wa-ma,” which may be applied to mean “mountains and valleys, alternating.” Its county seat is at Pineville, on the Guyandotte River. Wyoming County has historically been an important coal mining region and is one of the most mountainous counties in the Cumberland Mountains region of southern West Virginia. The county is almost entirely forested, though many small farms are located throughout. As of the 2010 census, the population of Wyoming County was 23,796.

Cities & Towns in Wyoming County

Allen Junction, West Virginia
Alpoca, West Virginia
Amigo, West Virginia
Basin, West Virginia
Bud, West Virginia
Clear Fork, West Virginia
Coal Mountain, West Virginia
Covel, West Virginia
Cyclone, West Virginia
Glen Rogers, West Virginia
Hanover, West Virginia
Herndon, West Virgina
Itmann, West Virginia
Jesse, West Virginia
Kopperston, West Virginia
Lynco, West Virginia
Maben, West Virginia
Matheny, West Virginia
Micajah, West Virginia
Mullens, West Virginia
Oceana, West Virginia
New Richmond, West Virginia
Pineville, West Virginia
Ravencliff, West Virginia
Saulsville, West Virginia
Wolf Pen, West Virginia
Wyco, West Virginia
Wyoming, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation Facilities

Castle Rock Park (Pineville, WV)
Laurel Park (Oceana, WV)
Palisades Park (Pineville, WV)
R.D. Bailey Lake Wildlife Management Area
Twin Falls Resort State Park
Horse Creek Lake Wildlife Management Area

Wyoming County Historic Landmarks

Mullens National Historic District (Mullens, WV)

Regional Information for Wyoming County, West Virginia

Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation in Wyoming County may be found in our guide to travel in the Hatfield & McCoy Region in southern West Virginia, in which Wyoming County is located.

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