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Cheat Lake, West Virginia

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Cheat Lake, WV, (map) is a largely residential community in Monongalia County, near Cheat Lake (Cheat River), at the western foot of the Chestnut Ridge of the Allegheny Mountains.

Just off Interstate 68 (I-68), Cheat Lake is a popular bedroom community of Morgantown, WV, and offers some of the most attractive real estate in the region. Several upscale residental developments cluster around the lake area. The Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa serves as a community centerpiece.

The beautiful hills and hollows surrounding the town have given rise to several popular residential areas -- Ice's Ferry, Morgan's Run, Sunset Beach, Vantage Point, Warm Hollow, Backwater, and Jordan's Hollow. Parklands atop the Chestnut Ridge behind the town provide for hiking, biking, fishing, rock climbing, and cross-country skiing.

Cheat River
Laurel Caverns
Ridge Regional Park
Coopers Rock State Forest
Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa

Weather: Cheat Lake, WV

Lodging: Cheat Lake, WV Hotels

Population: 636

Elevation: 960 feet


Map of Cheat Lake, WV showing streets, airports, parks, buildings, churches, cemeteries, trails and other points of interest, with link to driving directions.