Many people will start as tourists and quickly become residents. Jefferson County is a place you come for outdoor recreation, culture or history and stay because you find employment opportunities that suit your needs. In today's rapidly changing marketplace, forward-thinking management looks beyond the bottom line to the less tangible, but equally important aspect of a successful corporate culture known as quality of life. In addition to our recreational and cultural events, Jefferson County is home to numerous fine dining establishments and boutique shopping. The area is rich in history, ranging from settlement by the Washington family to the hosting of the 2000 Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. With all of these combined attributes, Jefferson County provides an unsurpassed quality of life.
Jefferson County is home to the Old Opera House in Charles Town, racing at Summit Point Raceway, live theater at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, outdoor adventure at River Riders, and so much more.
A rural atmosphere and a lower cost of living mixed with the easy accessibility of the Washington/Baltimore areas make Jefferson County, West Virginia an ideal place in which to live and locate your business. With just a short drive, you have access to the epicenter of two major metropolitan regions –Washington, DC area and Baltimore, MD. Each of these cities have wonderful attractions and events throughout the year. In Washington, experience the wonders of the Smithsonian (www.si.edu), the Kennedy Center (www.kennedy-center.org), and the National Zoo 9( http://nationalzoo.si.edu/) In Baltimore, take advantage of the National Aquarium (www.aqua.org), the Walter’s Art Museum (www.theWalters.org), the Hippodrome Theater (www.france-merrickpac.com) and more.
Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce