Barbour County, West Virginia has one of the most unique and diversified business climates in America. This region, rich in Civil War history, hosts businesses ranging from Appalachian hardwoods to technology, innovation, and manufacturing. These businesses combine to support a thriving economy. The county offers an excellent educational base to support family-centered activities and many students, both local and international, attend Alderson Broaddus University, located at the county seat in Philippi.
The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce has the privilege of helping to advance business development in the county, by both expanding current businesses, and assisting new businesses entering the community.
George Murray, the Deputy District Director for the West Virginia District of the U. S. Small Business Administration, will teach small business owners the process for doing business with the federal government during a luncheon meeting sponsored by the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce at the Market Place on Wednesday, March 8th.
For almost twenty years, the all-volunteer Philippi Law Enforcement Task Force has assisted in the work of the Philippi Police Department and has been funded by contributions from local businesses.