West Virginia Business Location Factors
West Virginia is the right place for your business.
“This [new facility in West Virginia] will enable us to rapidly and efficiently serve retail customers and consumers throughout the eastern half of the United States, reaching 80% of them within one-day transit.”
— Yannis Skoufalos, Procter & Gamble’s Global Product Supply Officer
The Mountain State is within a day’s drive of 50% of the U.S. population and a third of the Canadian market. Our location gives businesses strategic access to major metropolitan centers without the big city costs and inconveniences. Washington, D.C, New York City, Baltimore, Pittsburg, Charlotte, Raleigh, Columbus, Chicago, Lexington and Atlanta are all just a short distance away.
Prime Location Factors of WV
West Virginia has the connections to get your business where it needs to go:
- Heartland Intermodal Gateway road-to-rail cargo transfer station.
- More than 1,900 route miles of railways.
- Six major interstates
- Nearly 420 miles of navigable waterways. Five navigable rivers connect to international shipping ports.
- Seven commercial air service and 25 general aviation airports.