The Boone County Community and Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit marketing beautiful Boone County, West Virginia. Located within 500 miles of half of the US population, we offer excellent transportation logistics for your products and a strong labor force. Come to Boone County and discover what we can do for your business!
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Would you like to explore doing business in the West Virginia? Often called America's Best Kept Secret, West Virginia is a great place to do business, especially in Boone County! Click on the link above for more details.
The Boone County WARN SYSTEM. This system will call phone numbers through out the county during an emergency such as flooding, disasters, or other dangers.
Free Profit Mastry Seminar The BCCEDC in partnership with the WV Small Business Administration will hold a “Profit Mastery”seminar for current business owners as well as anyone wanting to start their own Business.This intense workshop will concentrate on How to monitor your company’s financial position, identify causes of financial distress and how to cure them, and how to manage and understand costs, contribution margins, and the Income Statement & Balance Sheet.Deadline to register is May 17. To register, call 304-369-9127.
Governor Announces Major Impact Project for Boone County! During his State of the State address on January 13th, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced plans to develop the former Hobet Mine site as the largest industrial park in West Virginia. The 12,000 acre site is located in Boone and Lincoln Counties, but the project impact area will extend to all of the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields. To watch the Governor's address, click here. To read the latest update, click here.
June 11th: A HUGE DAY OF EVENTS! Saturday, June 11th, is a busy day in Boone County. At 8:00 am, Boone Memorial Hospital will hold a 5k run/walk at Water Ways. Click here for more details. From 11:00 am, to 4:00 pm the 1st Annual Litle Coal River Float will start at Lick Creek Park in Danville. Registration is $20. For more information, call 304-307-0716 or 304-307-0703. June 11th is also Community Packing Day for the annual Backpack Buddies! Prepare boxes of food to be sent to area children throughout the summer. For more information, click here.
West Virginia Coal Festival The 24th Annual West Virginia Coal Festival will begin Tuesday, June 21st, and run through Saturday, June 25th, in Madison. Stop by to tour the Bituminous Coal Heritage Museum, participate in the Miners' Memorial, and enjoy the free concerts and fireworks!
Kevin's Lazy River Adventure Enjoy a relaxing 10.5 mile float down the Historic Big Coal River from Racine Park to Dartmont Park on Saturday, July 30, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. There is no entry fee. A free picnic will be waiting at the end of the float. For more information , contact Mary at 304-837-3702 or Teresa at 304-836-5948. To rent a boat, visit coalrivergroup.com.
Boone County Fair The Boone County Fair is back! The fair will be August 4-6. Thursday and Friday 4:00pm-10:00pm and Saturday 12:00pm-11:00pm. There will be entertainment nightly, food vendors nightly. Fun for the whole family!! Vendor spots are $20 a day (non refundable) and you must supply your own table, chairs, canopy, etc. To reserve a vendor space, click here.
Boone County is very good for income mobility for children in poor families. It is better than about 86 percent of counties. A recent study by two Harvard economists ranks Boone County, WV higher for the upward income mobility. To see the full New York Times article, click here.
GOVERNOR TOMBLIN ANNOUNCES THE ELIMINATION OF THE BUSINESS FRANCHISE TAX Click here to read more
Dreaming of Being Your OWN Boss? Talk with the BCCEDC! We can help you find a location, fill out the correct forms, and help market your company.
Seasonal Weekly Farmers' Market held in Madison! The Market is currently closed. Starting planning your gardens for the growing season. The market will resume in June at Ellis Plaza on Main Street, Downtown Madison. No setup fees. No taxes. You keep all your profit! Ideas : Vegetables, fruits, honey, eggs, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, breads, candles, and much more! Bring your vegetables, fruits, baked goods, canned items, herbs, eggs, and firewood. No yard sale items, please.