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

The City of Charleston, Kanawha County Schools (KCS), the Charleston Rotary Club, and Piedmont Elementary School today celebrated the grand opening of the new Celebration Station on Charleston’s East End with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
All City of Charleston Parks and Recreation pool facilities and the splashpads at Magic Island and Dixie Street Park will open Saturday, May 27. Entrance to city pools and splashpads is free.
Live on the Levee, presented by Moses Auto Group and hosted by the City of Charleston, will kick off the 2023 season on Friday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m. with Veteran’s Night featuring opener The Chase and headliner Hair Supply followed by fireworks.
The City of Charleston Office of Public Art, with support from the City of Charleston Parking Department, will host a free character design workshop for elementary and middle school students on May 13 at 11 a.m. in the John L. and Maude Dickenson Craft Room located on the 4th Floor of the Main Library branch of the Kanawha County Public Library (KCPL).

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