The Boone County Community and Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit marketing beautiful Boone County, West Virginia. Located within 500 miles of half of the US population, we offer excellent transportation logistics for your products and a strong labor force. Come to Boone County and discover what we can do for your business!
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The Boone County WARN SYSTEM. This system will call phone numbers through out the county during an emergency such as flooding, disasters, or other dangers.
Governor Announces Major Impact Project for Boone County! During his State of the State address on January 13th, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced plans to develop the former Hobet Mine site as the largest industrial park in West Virginia. The 12,000 acre site is located in Boone and Lincoln Counties, but the project impact area will extend to all of the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields. To watch the Governor's address, click here. To read the latest update, click here.
West Virginia Coal Festival The 24th Annual West Virginia Coal Festival will begin Tuesday, June 21st, and run through Saturday, June 25th, in Madison. Stop by to tour the Bituminous Coal Heritage Museum, participate in the Miners' Memorial, and enjoy the free concerts and fireworks!
Madison Chosen for Economic Diversity Project Rev Up Madison will work with The Hub to discover what sectors local people want to see grow and what strengths in their community there are for them to build upon. Watch for future meeting dates and get involved! To read the announcement, click here.
Farmers Market 2016 Season Opening date for Boone County Farmers Market is July 2nd, 9 am to 1 pm at Ellis Plaza on Main Street, Downtown Madison. No setup fees. No taxes. You keep all your profit! Ideas : Vegetables, fruits, honey, eggs, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, breads, candles, and much more! Bring your vegetables, fruits, baked goods, canned items, herbs, eggs, and firewood. No yard sale items, please. Spaces are not reserved and are first come, first served. If you are selling cooked food or baked goods,you must have a food handlers card obtained from Boone County Health Department. The fee for the card is $10.
Kevin's Lazy River Adventure Enjoy a relaxing 10.5 mile float down the Historic Big Coal River from Racine Park to Dartmont Park on Saturday, July 30, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. There is no entry fee. A free picnic will be waiting at the end of the float. For more information , contact Mary at 304-837-3702 or Teresa at 304-836-5948. To rent a boat, visit coalrivergroup.com.
Boone County Fair The Boone County Fair is back! The fair will be August 4-6. Thursday and Friday 4:00pm-10:00pm and Saturday 12:00pm-11:00pm. There will be entertainment nightly, food vendors nightly. Fun for the whole family!! Vendor spots are $20 a day (non refundable) and you must supply your own table, chairs, canopy, etc. To reserve a vendor space, click here.
Boone County is very good for income mobility for children in poor families. It is better than about 86 percent of counties. A recent study by two Harvard economists ranks Boone County, WV higher for the upward income mobility. To see the full New York Times article, click here.
GOVERNOR TOMBLIN ANNOUNCES THE ELIMINATION OF THE BUSINESS FRANCHISE TAX Click here to read more
Dreaming of Being Your OWN Boss? Talk with the BCCEDC! We can help you find a location, fill out the correct forms, and help market your company.