Monongalia Was Ranked The Best County In West Virginia For 2020 And Here’s Why

Niche users recently weighed in on the best county in West Virginia, and Monongalia County stole the show! Now, we’ll be the first to acknowledge that there are many amazing counties in West Virginia, but we do have to admit that Mon County is a great one!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:


And we know there are a host of other great spots in Mon County that we don’t have time to mention: Cheat Lake, several Wildlife Management Areas, and a host of friendly small towns, and some delicious restaurants and fun small businesses. Those of you who know and love the area, what’s your favorite thing about this top-ranked county? Let us know in the comments!

Want to know another thing that makes Monongalia County so great? The Mon River Trail System, which also won a top award this year!

Address: Monongalia County, WV, USA