West Virginia Retirement Information

Nearly four-fifths of West Virginia is covered in forest, and the lush, rolling Appalachian Mountains. The Ohio River runs along its western edge. This provides a lot of outdoor recreation, like hiking, bird-watching, canoeing, kayaking, skiing and fishing. The Ohio River runs along its western edge.

Take in a breath of fresh air in the great outdoors, kick back and relax. Find the perfect relaxing mountain getaway to unwind at places like Berkeley Springs State Park, Glade Springs Hotel & Conference Center, The Greenbrier resort, Stonewall Resort and The Woods Resort.

Whether you’re interested in a meandering walk in a state park, a daylong horseback ride in the country or a single-track mountain bike trek through the lush woodlands, the diversity of West Virginia’s terrain and breathtaking scenery are sure to delight you.

The median home cost in West Virginia is $109,100. Compared to the rest of the country, West Virginia's cost of living is 14.00% Lower than the U.S. average.

Living In West Virginia
Weather A humid continental climate, with hot summers and cool to cold winters.
Tornadoes Moderate Risk
Thunderstorms Many
Hurricanes None
Earthquakes Rare
Wildfires Rare
Flooding Some along rivers
Tidal Surges None
Mud Slides None
Volcanoes None
Snow Yes, some
Freezing Rain Yes
Cold Winds Yes
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