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 Greater Clarksburg Convention & Visitors Bureau has been designed to increase the level of tourism in the greater Clarksburg area and was formed to serve as the leader of local tourism development efforts to facilitate activities designed to further enhance tourism. For More Information Visit: http://www.clarksburgvisitorswv.com/default.asp.