The following web sites provide a wealth of information about Harrison County.
Citynet is an integrated communications provider (ICP) uniquely positioned to provide low cost telecommunication services to both wholesale and retail customers in the states of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana
The Harrison County Economic Alliance Corporation operates a revolving loan fund for economic development within Harrison County. A new feature of 2009 is an interest buy-down program through local participating banks including: BB&T, Fairmont Federal Credit Union, Harrison County Bank, Huntington Bank, MVB Bank, and WesBanco. For more information, please call Kathy at the Chamber office or a commercial lender at one of the participation financial institutions. Please click here for details and application
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In order to assist state businesses in finding the right resources, the West Virginia Development Office has prepared a comprehensive Business Resource Directory, which details incentives and programs throughout the state that assist economic development.
Your one-stop site for job seekers and employers to find information about current job openings, labor market statistics and to post jobs available.
Around 7,500 citizens of "The Community of Choice" enjoy an award winning library, abundant parks, pleasant neighborhoods, and a responsive government. In addition to being a residential community, the city is quickly becoming a center for retail and professional services.
Nearly 6,000 individuals work in the professional, banking and government offices and retail establishments of the downtown. With a population of around 17,000, the city, also the county seat, supports professional police and fire departments.
Over 2000 citizens call Salem home and enjoy a variety of businesses and services in this University town that draws crowds for its Apple Butter Festival and to Fort New Salem.
The nearly 2,500 residents are proud of the spirit of their city, apparent in the city park, and Clay District Memorial and an excellent community band.
Created from Monongalia County, and named for Benjamin Harrison, distinguished Virginian, who was the father of William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, and the great grandfather of Benjamin Harrison, twenty-third president.
Leading industries and chief agricultural products include natural gas, coal, timber, chemicals, aerospace and other high technology concerns.
The orginal Nutter's Fort defended early settlers from attacks by Native Americans. Today's town of 1,600 plus prides itself for its "Progress with a small town atmosphere."
Harrison County Schools strives to be a high quality school system with rigorous and relevant curriculum provided by highly qualified faculty and staff.
The County Commission consists of three Commissioners elected to six year terms. They are the governing body of Harrison County and function as the County Executive. They are responsible for all county affairs, such as maintaining the Courthouse, Correctional Center, Law Enforcement Agency, County Garage, Bureau of Emergency Services (9-1-1), Office of Emergency Management, 4-H Center, Senior Citizens Center Building and County Parks. Yearly, usually in February, the County Commission reviews and equalizes the assessment of the County as returned by the Assessor. This is an opportunity for citizens to have corrected any errors in their property evaluations to make the valuation comply with the law.
The HCDA is the county-wide economic development agency.
The Greater Bridgeport Conference and Visitors Center is a non-profit organization which promotes and markets the attributes of the Greater-Bridgeport/Harrison County area as a destination for conferences, meetings, tourists, tour groups, and business and individual travelers.
The Greater Clarksburg Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes and markets the Clarksburg area and its many events throughout the year.
Daily flights to Washington’s Dulles International Airport are available on United Express from our local Airport. V1 Services is the Airport owned and operated Fixed Base Operator. In addition to the location of Bombardier Aircraft Services, Pratt & Whitney Engine Services, Aurora Flight Sciences, and KCI Aviation, the Airport also supports two aviation-based education facilities; The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing with Marshall University and The Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.