Welcome to Wyoming County EDA
Thank you for your interest in learning more about the many opportunities available to your business or development initiative here in Wyoming County. On the following pages you will find a wealth of information about Wyoming County and what it has to offer your business. Our goal is to make our hometown in the mountains of Southern West Virginia your hometown.
We are working hard to make Wyoming County a desired location for your business. In Wyoming County your business will have access to business and employee training, below market loans, and other government resources to help make your investment in Wyoming County a profitable one.
WHY Wyoming County?
- Low cost of commercial structures for both sale and lease
- HUB Zone (Federal acquisition priority is given to businesses located in HUB Zone)
- New highway being built in Wyoming County that will connect to I-64 and I-77
- Two regional airports located nearby
- Active commercial railroad lines run throughout Wyoming County
- Below market loan rates
- Located within 500 miles of 60% of US population
- New federal prison
- Wyoming County categorized as distressed by ARC (Federal resources are available to help with business development in distressed counties)
- State resources available to help with business development based on number of jobs and amount of investment
- A proactive EDA that will work with you to bring all of these resources together to ensure the highest possible return on your investment
In addition to a lot of sound reasons to consider moving your business to Wyoming County, there are also many quality of life reasons to want to live in Wyoming County. To name just a few, Wyoming County has top rated schools, hunting and fishing right outside your front door, beautiful mountains and streams, and a friendly small town America feel that most people can only dream about.
The Wyoming County EDA is here to help your business succeed. If you would like more information or assistance in moving to Wyoming County, please feel free to contact us. It is our hope that we can work together to grow together.
Business of the Week!
Congratulations to 7-11 of Oceana– The Wyoming County Business of the Week.
"Oh thank Heaven for 7-11!"
7-11 is a national chain that has been servicing the Oceana area for many years. They are famous for their "7-11 Slurp Day" in which free Slurpees are available to the community ever year on July 11. They have recently launched an app available for iPhone and Android phones that allow access to their daily deals, member perks, and financial services. In the members perk program, you can receive a free iced coffee or fountain drink after six regular purchases of iced coffees or fountain drinks.
Community members applaud them on their willingness to work with the local community. They also sponsor a Student of the Month campaign in which the student chosen is rewarded with a free Slurpee of their choice.
For more information about 7-11, you can visit their store of 799 Cook Parkway, Oceana, WV 24870 or contact them in the Oceana location at 304-682-6946.
Again, we would like to congratulate 7-11 of Oceana on being selected as the Business of the Week!
Our “Business of the Week” program is another opportunity to show our appreciation to Wyoming County businesses for investing in our community. We encourage everyone to buy local as often as possible. Buying local saves jobs and businesses in Wyoming County.
Each week, the Wyoming County Economic Development Authority will select a business who has been nominated and is located in Wyoming County to be chosen as the “Business of the Week”. The business is spotlighted for one business week (M-F). The “Business of the Week” receives: Marketing opportunities with an announcement on our website at www.wyomingcounty.com and our Facebook page.
Nomination forms may be picked up at the Wyoming County EDA office or can be downloaded from the website or Facebook. Entries can be dropped off at the EDA office, emailed to email@example.com, or faxed to (304) 732-6963.