Barbour County - site of the first land battle of the Civil War - covers 345 square miles in
north central West Virginia, right in the heart of Appalachia. To the East are the Appalachian Mountains. To the
West, rolling hills leading to the Ohio River. And in the middle, the Tygart River, which forms the first major
valley West of the Alleghenies.
Barbour County - history, health, education, scenic beauty and people of wisdom,
industry, loyalty, and faith.