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.

Barkers Creek Industrial Park

Tralee, WV 




Nominate your favorite local business for Business of the Month!


Our “Business of the Month” 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 our websiteor Facebook.  Entries can be dropped off at the EDA office, emailed to christylaxton@wyomingcounty.com, or faxed to (304) 732-6963.


Loan funding for energy efficiency upgrade projects will be available from the Wyoming County EDA through the West Virginia Department of Energy.  See the flyer below for more details.  If you have questions, or are interested in more information, please contact Christy Laxton!


 WCEDA Newsletter Now Available!

The Wyoming County EDA Winter 2018/2019 Newsletter is now available!  If you would like to be added to our quarterly mailing list, please contact Christy Laxton at 304-732-6707 or by email at christylaxton@wyomingcounty.com.  


Coalfields Expressway Flex E-Grant Final Report

While we collectively believe the Coalfields Expressway's completion will benefit and serve our rural area to its fullest potential, what could it actually look like to see a rural community develop due to the effects the impact this development in transportation will have?  

The EDA sponsored a Flex E-Grant with Peter Butler and WVU Grad Students to specifially consider how one small town, Mullens, could capitalize on the Expressway in the future.

Click here to view the Flex E-Grant Final Report! 

WCEDA Board Of DirectorsMeeting Agendas

Please click here   to view the Agenda for the November 21, 2019 WCEDA Board of Directors Meeting.


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Wyoming County Comprehensive Plan

Click here to view the final draft of Wyoming County's Comprehensive Plan.  Questions or concerns can be directed to Christy Laxton, at 304-732-6707 or by email at christylaxton@wyomingcounty.com. 

 2019 Community Fund Scholarship Application Available NOW!

This scholarship is available to any Wyoming County resident that plans on attending the Wyoming County Career and Technical Center, or the Wyoming County campus of Southern WV Community College and is now available.  Visit our "Community Fund" page to download your copy.