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County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Preston County are Afton, Albright, Alpine Lake, Amboy, Arthurdale, Aurora, Austen, Borgman, Brandonville, Bretz, Bruceton Mills, Bull Run, Cascade, Clifton Mills, Colebank, Corinth, Cuzzart, Denver, Eglon, Etam, Evansville, Fellowsville, Gladefarms, Hardman, Hazelton, Herring, Hopemont, Hopewell, Horse Shoe Run, Howesville, Independence, Israel, Kingwood, Lenox, Little Sandy, Macomber, Manheim, Manown, Marquess, Masontown, Mount Olivet, Mount Vernon, Newburg, Orr, Pisgah, Pleasantdale, Preston, Reedsville, Rockville, Rodemer, Rohr, Rowlesburg, Ruthbelle, Saint Joe, Scotch Hill, Sell, Silver Lake, Sinclair, Snider, Stevensburg, Sugar Valley, Terra Alta, Threefork Bridge, Tunnelton, Turner Douglass, Valley Point, Victoria, West End, White Oak Springs, Zevely



Preston County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,520. Its county seat is Kingwood. The county was formed from Monongalia County in 1818 and named for Virginia Governor James Patton Preston.Preston County is part of the Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is the southernmost county of the Pittsburgh media market. It is the home of The Buckwheat Festival, a county fair known for making buckwheat cakes.