Welcome To Charleston, West Virginia

The Cultural, Recreational, and Business Capital of the Appalachian Mountains

Greetings from Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin





Welcome to the City of Charleston, West Virginia, where our people are known for genuine hospitality and follow their passions to make our city a great place to live, visit and invest in the future. Charleston is the capital city of West Virginia, and our elected leaders and  citizens work every day to develop our city as the cultural, recreational and business capital of the Appalachian Mountain region.

    Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin

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Recent News

Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin shared the following statement on the passing of former Council Member Robert Sheets who served three terms from 2007 to 2022.
Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin joins Senator Shelley Moore Capito and Senator Joe Manchin in announcing the City of Charleston has been awarded a FY 2024 RAISE grant from the US Department of Transportation, totaling $24,995,250, for the construction phase of the Capital Connector Project.
As the City of Charleston prepares to welcome visitors for the 2024 Charleston Sternwheel Regatta which begins Wednesday, July 4, and concludes Sunday, July 7, Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin thanks the City workers who play a key role in coordinating event logistics and ensuring the event runs smoothly.
The City of Charleston Parks and Recreation Department announced all city pools will open Saturday, May 25, 2024. Entrance to city pools is free.

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