From Montgomery to Nitro and every place in between, Kanawha County provides a broad and diverse choice of things to do, people to meet and places to experience.
Kanawha County was created in 1789 in the then State of then Virginia, it is named after The Kanawha River and The Kanawha Indian Tribe.
On June 20th 1863 when West Virginia was admitted to the union during the American Civil War, Kanawha County became a County in the State of West Virginia.
Located in Central West Virginia, the states most populas county, Kanawha County is the Seat of the State Capitol and most State Government activity. The County Seat is in Charleston as well as the States center of Banking, Business and Entertainment activities.
With a great selection of Parks, Campgrounds, Golf Courses, Swimming Pools and wildlife sanctuaries residents and visitors alike have a wide range of outdoor leisure opportunities to enjoy our beautiful four season’s climate. If you love the outdoor life and enjoy boating or like to fish, Kanawha County has three major waterways including the Kanawha River, Elk River, and Coal River. Kanawha County is home to Community Centers, Libraries, Museums and other attractions can fill your indoor needs.
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