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The City of Wheeling, West Virginia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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About Wheeling

From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business.

There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

Who We Are

We are hardworking, dedicated people who enjoy an unrivaled quality of life. From our nationally ranked schools to award-winning hospitals, Wheeling is an exceptional place to raise a family. There are a plethora of year-round recreational activities including golf, boating, water sports, snow skiing, biking, hiking, tennis, skateboarding, swimming, and many more. Year-round entertainment is another amazing feature of the city including local, regional, and national concert series, festivals, pro sporting events, or try your luck with all of your favorite slots and table games. Wheeling is your place.


Where We’re Going

As we move progressively forward, we aspire to be the business, entertainment and cultural center of the Ohio Valley. City Council and partners Regional Economic Development Partnership, The Wheeling Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation, The Chamber of Commerce, and others are diligently working to reinvent our downtown area. This is an exciting project with unprecedented development and growth potential.


Quick Facts

 

  • Founded in 1769.
  • Incorporated in 1836.
  • The birth place of West Virginia and The First State Capitol.
  • 55 miles from Downtown Pittsburgh, 120 miles from Columbus, Ohio, and 130 miles from Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Elevation is 687 feet above sea level.
  • Population is 31,400 (2000 Data).
  • Climate temperatures range from an average of 72.7° Fahrenheit in the summer to an average of 29.3° Fahrenheit in the winter. Average annual rainfall is 36" and snowfall is also 36".
  • Wheeling is the largest city in the Wheeling-Belmont County (Ohio) Metropolitan Statistical Area that includes Ohio and Marshall Counties, WV, and Belmont County, OH.


 

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From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business. There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

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