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Rafting in Jefferson County

Living in Jefferson County

About Living in Jefferson County, West Virginia

Thanks to the uncommon combination of location and quality of life, living in Jefferson County is an unrivaled experience for individuals and families. The same traits that make it an attractive place for growing and established businesses make it a pleasure for the employees and senior staff members who live here. We truly have the best of all worlds: an educated, considerate network of neighbors and coworkers, low-cost living near a metropolitan location, and the low crime and beautiful scenery that comes with traditional American small-town living.

In particular, the low-cost, high-quality living accommodations of Jefferson County make it an increasingly popular location for urban “refugees” — professionals and executives from nearby Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland who seek to escape the expensive communities that elsewhere equate to higher crime rates and a higher cost of living.

In Jefferson County, however, lower costs mean no such thing. We have welcoming community members, low crime rates, and low cost of living factors that make it a beautiful, inexpensive place to raise a family and grow a business. We invite you to read more about our cost of living, Jefferson County WV schools, and local arts and culture that make our county a great place to live.