Here Are The 2 Oldest Towns In West Virginia… And They’re Loaded With History

The oldest town in West Virginia is…Romney! Or is it Shepherdstown? Well, it depends who you ask.

It’s contested whether Romney or Shepherdstown is the oldest town in West Virginia, but both towns were chartered in 1762. Here are some of the places you can visit to learn about the history in each town.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

What’s your favorite location from West Virginia’s earliest days?