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3 Wildlife Areas
22 Restaurants
13 Lodges
17 Historic Sites


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Question #1: What is McDowell County popularly referred to as?

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Question #2: Who was McDowell County named after?

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Question #3: What feature film had its setting in Welch?

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Question #4: During the Civil War, Isaiah A. Welch was a captain for what army?

Question #5: What city is the county seat of McDowell?

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Question #6: What bestselling memoir inspired the feature film October Sky?

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Question #7: What popular talk show host was born in McDowell County?

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Question #8: McDowell County was nationally known for its prominence in what industry?

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Question #9: In what year was McDowell County founded?

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Question #10: In what year did West Virginia become a state?

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Most Popular Destinations

Our collection of the most popular adventures.


Pocahontas Motel

If you are looking for an option that offers standard amenities for a stay that is comfortable on any budget, then consider the Pocahontas Motel. We have a great staff ...


Warrior Creek Development Apartment

Warrior Creek Development is a social enterprise/community development organization that provides quality and affordable homes, creates quality jobs, and ...


Spike’s Dog House

Spike's Dog House is located in Roderfield, WV. Serving Philly Steak, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and breakfast favorites, Roderfield’s Spike's Dog House is a great pit ...


Anawalt Lake Wildlife Management Area

Anawalt Lake WMA (1,792 acres) McDowell County. Located approximately 20 miles southeast of Welch, access is provided by following state Route 103 south from Welch ...


Panther Wildlife Management Area

Panther Wildlife Management Area (7,820 acres) McDowell County. From the town of Panther take state Routes 3/1 and 3/2. Panther is comprised of extremely ...


Ya’sou Restaurant

Ya'sou Restaurant is located in Kimball, WV. It is a traditional American and Greek cuisine restaurant. ATV enthusiasts are welcome! Oven roasted Grecian chicken, ...

Most Recent News Posts

Check out what’s happening in McDowell County.

Kid’s Fishing Day
Kid’s Fishing Day Kid's Fishing Day for ages 4 to 14 April 28, 2018 | Registration 9:00AM | Fishing 10:00AM-2:00PM | Anawalt Lake Kid's Fishing Day at Anawalt Lake is the perfect opportunity for friends and family to share the excitement of outdoor ... Read More
Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt City of Welch Pancake Breakfast March 31, 2018 | 8:00AM-11:00AM | Welch Fire Department The City of Welch is hosting a Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Welch Fire Department on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Meals are $5.00 ... Read More
Career & Resource Fair
Career & Resource Fair 2018 McDowell County Career & Resource Fair April 19, 2018 | 9:00AM-3:00PM | Welch Armory, 600 Stewart Street, Welch WV The McDowell County Career and Technology Center in coordination with Adult Basic Education, Division of ... Read More


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