You could spend all day hiking Peters Mountain to watch falcons at the Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory. Or spend the day taking the kids to Byrnside Branch Farm to pick pumpkins or wander the corn mazes. And, if you want to partake of a little farm fresh produce, hop online to the Monroe Farm Market and order from a host of family farms. Then just pick up your order at the local delivery site in Union. What’s not to love?
Monroe County, West Virginia Real Estate
There are beautiful, country homes for sale in Monroe County, WV, including many historic, log homes. If you’re looking for land for sale or farms for sale in Monroe County, you won’t be disappointed. Monroe County farm land is some of the most beautiful in the state!
Local Attractions in Monroe County, WV
There’s no end of things to see in the beautifully scenic Monroe County, WV. Outdoor and nature enthusiasts will love that Monroe County has access to the Jefferson National Forest, Appalachian Trail, Moncove Lake State Park, and the Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory atop Peter’s Mountain. If you’re a history buff, you will appreciate the multiple sites in Monroe County along the Civil War Trail, historic churches like Rehoboth, covered bridges and old grain and blacksmith mills. Monroe County also boasts the Old Sweet Springs Resort and Spa, which rumor has it was originally designed by Thomas Jefferson.
Community Events in Monroe County, WV
While most things to do in Monroe County, WV, could be undertaken alone, the county also has a deep sense of community and gathers a few times a year for various celebrations and festivals. Union and surrounding area residents celebrate Farmer’s Day and Monroe County Heritage Days each year in Union, WV. Peterstown residents also hold a Peterstown Heritage Festival, as well as an Autumn Harvest Festival.
For more details on these annual events or to view upcoming events, visit Travel Monroe.
Monroe County Schools
Monroe County Schools public school system includes one high school, one combined elementary and middle school, one elementary school and one middle school.
Private School in Monroe County, WV
If you would prefer your children attend a private school, consider Ballard Christian School in Monroe County. The school offers preschool, elementary, middle and high school, K4 and K5 through 12th grade. Ballard Christian School is located in Ballard, WV, about 8 miles north of Peterstown, WV.
Getting to Monroe County, WV
Located on the Virginia border in southern West Virginia, Monroe County can be reached from the north, east or west via Interstate 64. Take exit 169 at Lewisburg to follow US 219 South into Monroe County. If you’re driving in from the south, use Interstate 77 and take Exit 9 at Princeton to proceed east to Rich Creek, Virginia. Then follow US-219 North into Monroe County.
Flying to Monroe County, WV
The Greenbrier Valley Airport in Lewisburg, WV, is the closest airport to Monroe County. The Lewisburg airport provides direct air service to and from Washington Dulles and Chicago O-Hare airports via United Express. Greenbrier Valley Airport is approximately 45 minutes north of Union, WV. Book your flight today.