Why West Virginia?

WV Strategic Location East Coast MapStrategic Advantages

Centrally located on the U.S. East Coast, West Virginia’s location puts business and industry within an eight-hour driving distance of major metropolitan areas, representing half of the U.S. population and a third of the Canadian market. Learn about the many advantageof 
locating your business in West Virginia by visiting the West Virginia Department of Commerce links below to learn more about: 


Toyota Manufacturing Plant WorkerInterstate and Global Attraction

Many of the world’s most successful companies have taken advantage of the wide range of benefits West Virginia has to offer to grow their business, the West Virginia Economic Opportunity Tax Credit. We want your business to share in the success here in the Mountain State. Join the growing list of major companies succeeding here, including:

Whether your business is considering relocating from another state or abroad, the West Virginia Development Office is ready to assist you with your endeavors. When you're ready to bring your company into the state to conduct business, contact the West Virginia Secretary of State Business Division to ensure proper registration compliance. Visit the Secretary of State online for information on how to register an out-of-state foreign business.
WV State Seal