Our Work In West Virginia
In partnership with the West Virginia Development Office, ARC is supporting 47 projects in West Virginia totaling over $22.5 million in fiscal year 2019. These investments have been matched by $36.3 million and are attracting an additional $17 million in leveraged private investments in West Virginia. They are also creating or retaining nearly 1,900 jobs, training and educating over 4,000 students and workers, and benefiting the 1.8 million residents in West Virginia.
Honorable Jim Justice
West Virginia Development Office
Building 3, Suite 700
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
In Fiscal Year 2019, ARC and the West Virginia Development Office partnered on the following investments and projects.
Investments in Action
Pocahontas County Wastewater Project
State Plans and Strategies
ARC’s current strategic plan is a blueprint for investments at the Regional level. Each of Appalachia’s 13 states develops a companion four-year plan and annual strategy statement outlining its funding priorities for ARC projects.
County Economic Status
Every year, ARC applies an index-based classification system to compare each county in the Region with national averages to understand how counties are performing.
Counties in Appalachia
(All 55 counties): Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, and Wyoming
Local Development Districts
Region 1–Planning and Development Council
Region 2–Planning and Development Council
Region 3–B-C-K-P Regional Intergovernmental Council
Region 4–Planning and Development Council
Region 5–Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council
Region 6–Planning and Development Council
Region 7–Planning and Development Council
Region 8–Planning and Development Council
Region 9–Eastern Panhandle Regional Planning and Development Council
Region 10–Bel-O-Mar Regional Council and Interstate Planning Commission
Region 11–Brooke-Hancock Regional Planning and Development Council