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Sissonville, West Virginia

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Pocatalico River near Sissonville on a foggy morning. Tim Kiser

Sissonville, WV, is a small rural community in Kanawha County NE of Charleston, WV, near Interstate 77 (I-77). The community was named for John Sisson, who owned the original townsite. Kanawha County Route No. 21 (CR-21) runs north-to-south through the community. Positioned between exits I-77 114 and 116, Sissonville enjoys convenient interstate-expressway access. The town was established as a lumbering community but is now primarily a residential community and service center for the surrounding farmlands.


Population: 4,399

Elevation: 630 feet


Weather: Sissonville, WV


Lodging: Sissonville, WV Hotels


Schools: Kanawha County Schools

Libraries: Kanawha County Public Library