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.
BINGO! The WV Coal Festival will hold a Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, March 25, from 6:00 - 8:00 at the Madison Civic Center. Some of the prizes include a rafting trip with ACE Adventures, an overnight stay and breakfast at Mardi Gras Casino, Trail passes and a gift package from Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreational Authority, a golf package, a 3 month gym membership, a spa gift certificate, and many other items. For more information, call 304-369-9127.
2nd Annual Trout Rodeo Join us once again for the 2nd Annual Big Coal River Trout Rodeo! Over 500 lbs of Trout will be stocked at various point along the river in Whitesville. A number of those fish will be tagged for prizes. In addition to the week of fishing, an Easter Egg Hunt and Kayak giveaway are planned! Check back often for updates as more events/activities could be added! Sign-up today by clicking here!
Events: Looking for something fun to do? What to know when an event is happening within the county? Check out our community calendar on the left side of this page! Do you have an event in Boone County? Contact us! We will add it to the calendar.
Madison Plans Recreational Center The city of Madison is in the process of seeking grant funding to turn the old Madison swimming pool into the Madison Recreation Center. For more information, click here
WV Coal Museum Has New Hours The West Virginia Coal Museum in Madison will be open Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from noon until 5:00 pm.
Coal Field Idol is Back! The 2017 Coal Field Idol will be held May 20 at 6:00 pm in the Madison Civic Center. Entry is $25. To enter, call 304-369-9127 or stop by the Boone County Development Office at 1 Avenue C in Madison.
Funding Secured for Rock Creek Development Park The state Division of Highways has secured $58 million in funding for the four-lane highway to be constructed to the Rock Creek Development Park in Boone and Lincoln counties. To read the full article, click here. Property is now available for businesses. For more information, see the website here. Dr. Gordon Gee, President of West Virginia University, supports the development of the park. To read his editorial, click here.
2017 Hatfied McCoy Trails Schedule All Trailheads will open every day except New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas. The trails will be open 365 days per year. Natural Resource Police Officers will be on the trails every day. If you need additional information, check the website at www.trailsheaven.com or call the main office during business hours at 304-752-3255. Look for a new trail coming to Boone County in 2017!
Farmers Market Season Ends The produce growing season is coming to a close in Boone County and our farmers market is closed for the season. Fresh produce can be found at Mr Green Jeans, across from McDonald's. Start planning your garden for next year's market! 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.
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.