The City of Clarksburg is tucked away in the hills of north central West Virginia. Clarksburg is the County Seat for Harrison County. Clarksburg is located at the intersection of two heavily traveled highways and the second busiest interchanges in the state; Interstate 79 and U.S. Route 50. Clarksburg enjoys the amenities of the largest city in the region with the advantages of a small hometown community. Clarksburg residents enjoy a rich mixture of retail, industry, and government services, along with a thriving business community, and an abundance of recreational facilities. Clarksburg has one of the best preserved historic downtowns in the state.
Because of the population base, the City of Clarksburg hosts a variety of commercial, health care, industry and professional office locations in the region. It also has a large number of State and Federal Agencies located in the Central Business District, including the U.S. Small Business Administration, Federal Court House, Social Security Administration, Department of Defense Biometrics Facility, and Fairmont State University - Clarksburg Campus, among others.
Clarksburg's Historic downtown is also home to the largest legal, accounting, and banking community in north central West Virginia. There are approximately 6,000 professionals working in the Downtown Central Business District each weekday.
The City of Clarksburg is a place you would enjoy being a part of, whether it is to own a business here, live here, do business here, or simply visit. The City leaders strive to promote the qualities that exist in Clarksburg and the use of technology provides many more ways that this promotion and access can occur.
With utilizing 21st Century tools to network, we can share more. With online access we can share photos and videos so you can virtually explore our city. Continuous programs, applications and resources are being shared and provided for our current residents and businesses to access online as well as network us globally. In addition to our website, we are a part of the Social Media Networks. These resources are intended and have increased community networking, and with the use of mobile devices continued information can be available at your fingertips.
As technology grows and we see that our community is utilizing other sites and devices, we will continue our efforts to embrace the resources to stay connected as a community, as a service to you from the City Council members, the city employees, and ourselves. Take a Virtual look around and then come and join us in our city!
Mayor, Patsy Trecost, II and City Manager, Martin Howe
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