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About Harrison County
Harrison County is located in the north-central region of West Virginia with nearby major centers including Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania just 100 miles north. Harrison County is midway between Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati, Ohio, and provides many of the amenities of these and other larger metropolitan centers.
The Harrison County Economic Development Corporation works with other state and federal organizations to promote the many advantages of the region. For companies looking to expand or relocate, the area provides countless business and quality of life advantages.
Harrison County has zero percent tax-increment financing available, a stable workforce, extensive fiber optic networks and access to North Central West Virginia’s longest commercial runway. For people moving to the area, housing is affordable, the crime rate is low and amenities like spectacular outdoor activities cannot be surpassed.
Our county resources provide an overview for specific information for Harrison County as well as relevant websites to the cities within the county.
A Perfect Place to Call Home
Over 50% of the U.S population is located within 500 miles of West Virginia. Harrison County is conveniently located in North Central West Virginia at the intersection of U.S Route 50 and Interstate 79.
Bridgeport is a family oriented community with newly established outdoor recreational facilities that routinely host large baseball and soccer tournaments (as well as local play).
Clarksburg is the heart and history of Harrison County. It is the home of the late General Stonewall Jackson and Coach Jimbo Fisher.
The Community of Stonewood offers affordable housing within a rich community, yet minutes away from urban amenities.
Providing Your Business With Room to Grow
The county’s willing and capable labor force of
31,255 people serve a total of 2,975 businesses
including aerospace, healthcare, biometrics,
manufacturing, oil & gas, social services, public
administration, retail and food services sectors.
Many existing businesses are expanding and are is
At present, there are seven business parks available ranging in size from the MCP Mountaineer Energy Park in Clarksburg with 51 acres to Charles Point in Bridgeport, with 667 acres. Other available sites include White Oaks, Meadowbrook Industrial Park LLC, the Mid Atlantic Aerospace Complex North Central West Virginia Airport and the Meadowbrook Business Park. There are plenty of opportunities for new industries in the area while satisfying the needs of existing entities.