West Virginia Living Blog

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Parks and Pools in Jefferson County, West Virginia

If you’ve got kids, then knowing where the nearest parks and pools are located is an important part of your home search. Thankfully, Jefferson County has several conveniently located public parks and recreation facilities to keep your family busy all year long. And even if you don’t have kids, you can find plenty of options for walking trails, fishing, camping, and community events.

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The Fresh Scoop on Farmers Markets in Jefferson County, West Virginia

The "buy fresh, buy local” movement is quickly becoming a mainstream phenomenon, and five towns in Jefferson County boast flourishing farmers markets. Here’s a look at each of the major farmers markets in Jefferson County. Check out one near you – you may be surprised at how fun it is to shop out of doors amongst so much fresh goodness!