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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The City of Charleston Parks and Recreation Department announces the return of the Charleston Winter Series which offers both running and walking options for participants.
The City of Charleston Public Works Department today announced City refuse collection will only be modified the week of Thanksgiving – collection will be unaffected the week of Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Free compost will be available for pick-up at the City of Charleston’s compost facility on Hanna Drive (see directions below) Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., excluding holidays, starting on October 31 through March 31.

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