Upshur County is home to St. Joseph's Hospital, spearheaded by WVU Medicine. Excellent assisted living and nursing homes are also available for the growing baby-boomer market.  Read More


Upshur County offers ample existing housing options with everything from affordable housing in planned subdivisions to larger homesites in a more rural setting.  Read More

Creative Culture

Upshur County is home to a vibrant creative community with artist collectives, studios, galleries, and workshops.  Read More

Local Government

Upshur County has the high quality of life you expect from a small town, as well as many of the conveniences and activities you’ll traditionally find in much larger cities.   Read More

Cost of Living

Upshur County is neither a metropolitan nor a desolate zip code. With that comes reasonable taxes, good schools, and tightly knit neighborhoods.   Read More


Upshur County offers one public school system and one private system that provide K-12 education. Graduating students can move on to the county's own West Virginia Wesleyan College.  Read More