Municipalities 

Williamson

Mayor: Charlie Hatfield
Council Members: Sherri Hairiston-Brown, Ralph Hall, Randall Price, and Joe Venturino

City Clerk: Meredith Anderson
P.O. Box 1517 | 107 East 4th Avenue | Williamson, WV 25661 | p (304) 235-1510 | f (304) 235-1516
cityhall@cityofwilliamson.org | www.williamsonwestvirginia.us

 

Highlights:

  • Incorporated as a city in 1905 by a special charter of the legislature

  • Over 100 years old

  • Largest city in Mingo County

  • Serves as the county seat since formation of the county

  • Population of over 4,000 people; often referred to as the gateway of the South

  • Important area of the Norfolk Southern Corporation's rail system

 

Area Attractions:

  • King Coal Festival

  • Hatfield-McCoy trail access

  • Hatfield-McCoy Festival

  • The Coal House

Delbarton

Mayor: John Preece
Council Members: Joe Crum, Mark Sizemore, Albert Totten, Glen Dale Canada and Ralph Maynard

Recorder: Becky Fouch
P.O. Box 720 | 1 Riverside Drive | Delbarton, WV 25670 | p (304) 475-3359
townofdelbarton@hotmail.com | www.delbartonwv.us

Highlights:

  • Incorporated as a municipality in 1946

  • Population of over 700

Area Attractions:

  • Annual Delbarton Homecoming Celebration

  • Delbarton Opry House and Community Center

  • Hatfield-McCoy Trail access

Gilbert

Mayor: Vivian Livingood
Council Members: Randy Livingood, Olivia Sammons, Jennifer Miller, Joe Hatfield and Curtis Lester

Recorder: Michael Fox
P.O. Box 188 | Central Avenue | Gilbert, WV 25621 | p (304) 664-9625 | f (304) 664-3222
thetownofgilbert@frontier.com | thetownofgilbert.com | visitgilbertwv.com

 

Highlights:

  • Incorporated in 1918

  • Named after Joseph Gilbert, one of the earliest white settlers to come into the region.

  • Population of 450

 

Area Attractions:

  • Larry Joe Harless Community Center

  • Skirmish on the River

  • Twisted Gun Golf Course

  • Hatfield-McCoy Trail access

  • National Trailfest

  • Various lodging facilities

 

Kermit

Mayor: Charles Sparks
Council Members: Dr. J.W. Endicott, Tommy Preece, Anna Mae Wellman, Peggy Moore, and Tammy Hodge

City Clerk: Rhonda Muncy
P.O. Box 385 | 101 Main Street | Kermit, WV 25674 | p (304) 393-3563 | f (304) 393-4889

mayorkermitwv@yahoo.com

Highlights:

  • Incorporated in 1909

  • Named for Kermit Roosevelt, son of President Theodore Roosevelt

  • Population of 406

  • Formerly known as Lower Burning Creek and Warfield

 

Matewan

Mayor: Sheila Kessler
Council Members: Jeffrey Hatfield, Edward Keith, Matthew Moore, Kathy McCoy and Jessica Horner

Recorder: Hillary Fitch
P.O. Box 306 | Matewan, WV 25678 | p (304) 426-4092 | f (304) 426-5666
matewanwatersewer@gmail.com | www.matewan.com

 

Highlights:

  • Incorporated in 1895

  • Known for the infamous Hatfield and McCoy feud

  • Known for the “Battle of Matewan”, a bloody conflict in the WV coal mine wars

 

Area Attractions:

  • The Matewan Floodwall

  • The Matewan Depot Replica

  • Matewan Massacre Drama

  • Mine Wars Museum

  • Hatfield-McCoy Fest

  • Civil War Re-enactment

  • Magnolia Fair

  • Hatfield-McCoy Trail access

Post Office Box 298 | 1657 East Fourth Avenue | Williamson, WV 25661 | p (304) 235-0042

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