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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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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. 

Madison Plans Recreational Center  The city of Madison is in the process of seeking grant funding to turn the old Madison swimming pool into the Madison Recreation Center. For more information, click here

WV Coal Museum Has New Hours The West Virginia Coal Museum in Madison will be open Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from noon until 5:00 pm. 

Coal Field Idol is Back! The 2017 Coal Field Idol will be held May 20 at 6:00 pm in the Madison Civic Center. Entry is $25. To enter, call 304-369-9127 or stop by the Boone County Development Office at 1 Avenue C in Madison. 

Funding Secured for Rock Creek Development Park The state Division of Highways has secured $58 million in funding for the four-lane highway to be constructed to the Rock Creek Development Park in Boone and Lincoln counties. To read the full article, click here. Property is now available for businesses. For more information, see the website here

Events: Do you want to know what there is to do every week? Check out our community calendar! Do you have an event in Boone County? Contact us! We will add it to the calendar.

2017 Hatfied McCoy Trails Schedule All Trailheads will open every day except New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas. The trails will be open 365 days per year. Natural Resource Police Officers will be on the trails every day. If you need additional information, check the website at www.trailsheaven.com or call the main office during business hours at 304-752-3255. Look for a new trail coming to Boone County in 2017!

Madison Chosen for Economic Diversity Project Rev Up Madison will work with The Hub to discover what sectors local people want to see grow and what strengths in their community there are for them to build upon. Watch for future meeting dates and get involved! To read the announcement, click here. There is still time if you would like to join a subcommittee! 

 Retail, Small Business, Accommodations Team - Team Leader contact:  Jovona Browning, sijcb@aol.com
 Manufacturing Team - Team Leader contact: Linda  Browning, billandlindabrowning@gmail.com
 Arts and Culture Team - Team Leader contact: Terry  Bartley, terrywbartley@gmail.com
 Tourism and Recreation Team - Team Leader contact:  Joe Linville, tourmadison@gmail.com

Walking Trail Open Daily! Water Ways at Julian may be closed for the season, but the walking trail remains open. The paved walking track is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm and Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Boone Memorial Hospital Receives Permanent Designation as Level IV Trama Center Boone Memorial Hospital opened its new facility on June 25th. One of the many new features in the 77,000 square foot facility is its new and improved Emergency Room. The ER now has 12 patient beds, all private, compared to 6 at the former Boone Memorial. Read the full article here

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

Farmers Market Season Ends The produce growing season is coming to a close in Boone County and our  farmers market is closed for the season. Fresh produce can be found at Mr Green Jeans, across from McDonald's. Start planning your garden for next year's market! 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. Spaces are not reserved and are first come, first served. If you are selling cooked food or baked goods,you must have a food handlers card obtained from Boone County Health Department. The fee for the card is $10.

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


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. 


County Courthouse Switchboard 304-369-7300
Boone County Assessor 304-369-7307
Circuit Clerk 304-369-7320
County Clerk 304-369-7330
County Commission 304-369-7301
Circuit Court Judge 304-369-7352
Family Court Judge 304-369-7847
Magistrate 304-369-7361
Magistrate 304-369-7360
Probation Department 304-369-7370
Prosecuting Attorney 304-369-7389
Sheriff Tax Office 304-369-7390
Sheriff Law Enforcement 304-369-7340
Emergency Management 304-369-7273
Building Permits 304-369-7356
E-911 Dept. non-emergency 304-369-9913
Development Office 304-369-9118
Development Office 304-369-9127
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