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Scenic Beauty
Breathtaking views along country roads.
Academic Life
Glenville State College.
WV Folk Festival
Old Time music, heritage, and square dancing. Click on the image to view the highlights of the West Virginia Folk Festival.
Welcome to Gilmer County
Committed to New Business
Located in the Mountain Lakes region of West Virginia, Gilmer County has exactly what you have been looking for, and exactly what you need to locate your business here. A pro-business attitude, certified business sites, and an unsurpassed quality of life focused on family, friends, and the outdoors. Combine this with a lower cost of doing business relative to adjacent metropolitan areas, our strategic location, a qualified workforce, and incentives to expand or locate your business, and you have the foundation for success. Our strategic location, just minutes from Interstate 79, is within hours of most metropolitan areas in the East. The citizens of Gilmer County are skilled workers, dedicated to their jobs, homes and families. Our manufacturing labor cost averages are approximately 33% below the U.S. average, and energy is inexpensive and abundant. Abundant educational opportunities exist at Glenville State College in Glenville. These are bold statements and we stand ready to deliver on every one of them. Gilmer County is about committment and we're committed to attracting new business. We invite you to browse our website to gain a better insight as to what we have to offer, and we encourage you to contact us for any additional information.
Click the image to check out our new "Health & Wellness" web page, "Gilmer County on the Move" Physical Activity Project and take the Walking Group Challenge.


Gilmer County Economic Development Association
The Gilmer County Economic Development Association (GCEDA) is a private, non-profit development association designated by the Gilmer County Commission as the lead agent for economic development in the county. The Gilmer County Economic Development Association is cultivating a business community of neighbors and committed to bringing industrial growth to Gilmer County while maintaining and nourishing the quality of life provided by a small town. Click here to view a short video of Gilmer County.


· Contact us today ·
Gilmer County Economic Development Association
P.O. Box 223
Glenville, WV 26351
Phone: (304) 462-8098
Email: director@gceda.org