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Clarksburg, West Virginia

urban • southeast, USA

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Downtown Clarksburg offers mountain views and a well-preserved historical area.
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About Clarksburg

Combining the comfort of a small town with a rich history and vibrant culture, Clarksburg offers a safe and welcoming community for everyone. Residents can take part in the variety of programs offered by the Harrison County Recreation Complex, cool off at the Clarksburg Splash Zone, explore the city’s many parks, trails, and golf courses, and take in some live entertainment at the Clarksburg Amphitheater. Clarksburg is home to several cultural events and festivals, such as the Glen Elk Wine, Music and Arts Festival, the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival, and the annual holiday WinterFest parade and artisan market. Clarksburg claims several antique stores, boutiques, and the largest strip mall in West Virginia, as well as multiple local bakeries offering traditional West Virginian Pepperoni Rolls. Sports fans can cheer on the Mountaineers at nearby West Virginia University, located in Morgantown. Top historical attractions include The Waldo Hotel, The West Virginia Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, and several Civil War markers, including the birthplace of Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. Conveniently located near highways and interstates, Clarksburg provides easy access to the Pittsburgh International Airport, as well as multiple cities across the midwest and east coast.

Population

16,061

Closest Airport

Pittsburgh International Airport • 115 mi

Weather (High/Low)

84 / 24

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$80,549

FUN FACT


In 2011, Clarksburg, West Virginia was named National Small City of the Year from the National League of Cities, thanks to its history, culture, and overall quality of life.
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