The Present

The following are links to a wide selection of Jefferson County facilities, businesses, resources, and services that visitors and new residents may want to know about.
* These links access information primarily furnished by the Jefferson County 'Chamber of Commerce' and the 'Convention & Visitors Bureau'.

* Local news sites include:

  • The Observer, a monthly news magazine serving Jefferson county
  • The Journal, a daily newspaper covering the Jefferson County & the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
  • The Spirit of Jefferson, providing quality news and information to the residents of Jefferson County, WV, since 1844.
  • The Guardian, the newsletter of the Jefferson County Historical Society

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History of Charles Town Races - by J. Surkamp