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Area Information

Ritchie County & Surrounding Area​

Welcome to "The Good Life!"

Ellenboro, West Virginia, located in Ritchie County, offers a slower pace country living referred to as, "the good life". Located halfway between Parkersburg and Clarksburg, West Virginia, we're able to enjoy the small-town country charm while being only 30 minutes away from two larger metro areas.


Our region of the country is mostly made up of smaller family farms and has friendly, helpful people plus one of the lowest crime rates in the nation. Numerous small country churches are scattered throughout the countryside providing families and friends places to gather and worship.

Schools and Hospitals

Both Doddridge and Ritchie counties offer school districts with ample schools for all grades. Fairmont State College, West Virginia University and West Liberty State College are all within an hour's drive.

There are three hospitals to provide medical care just a short drive away.


West Virginia and Ohio are blessed to experience four distinct seasons throughout the year.


We receive 39 inches of rain per year and 29 inches of snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 111. On average, there are 170 sunny days annually. The July high is around 85 degrees. The January low is 21

The Great Outdoors

Partake in a wide variety of fishing and hunting opportunities in our region. We boast the most recognized sports stream in the state for muskie fishing. Many streams, ponds, and lakes teem with smallmouth and largemouth bass, native brook trout, rainbow trout, sunfish, and bluegill. Hunters find that the woods are full of white-tailed deer, turkey, ruffed grouse, raccoon, squirrel, and rabbit.

North Bend Rail-Trail, a part of the American Discovery Trail, winds through the area and has been labeled America's most unique horseback riding, walking, jogging, backpacking, and bicycling trails.

Many fine opportunities exist for business, investment, farming, recreation, and just plain relaxation. Homes representing every style, land of all sizes, settings, and price range can be found here. Contact us, your Rural Real Estate Specialists at Adrian Properties. 

Local Area

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Local Accommodation

in Ellenboro

If you're in the area and need a clean, affordable place to stay. Call the Sleep Inn in Ellenboro, WV, (304) 699-2919.

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North Bend State Park & Rail Trail

Check out North Bend Outfitters for fun on the lake.

Walk, hike or bike part of the American Discovery Trail on the North Bend Rail Trail. 

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WV Tourism & Recreation

They don't call it wild and wonderful for nothing! Hunt, fish, hike, kayak, and more in the mountain state. Each time you'll feel a little bit closer to heaven. 

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