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Webster County

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Webster County
Winter on Williams River

The last county in West Virginia to be created before the separation from Virginia. Created in 1860 from Nicholas, Braxton and Randolph Counties and named in honor of Daniel Webster, New England orator and statesman.

County Seat: Webster Springs, WV
Population: 9,719 (2000 Census
Webster County Profile

Lodging: Webster County Hotels

Cities and Towns

Camden on Gauley, WV
Cowen, WV
Webster Springs, WV

State Parks

Holly River State Park


Temperature Mean Annual Average: 51 (Degrees F)
January Averages: High 40 (Degrees F) -- Low 18 (Degrees F)
July Averages: High 83 (Degrees F) -- Low 59 (Degrees F)

Long Term Precipitation

January: 3.06 inches -- July: 5.83 (inches) -- Annual: 48.3 (inches)

Mean Annual Snowfall Range

45 - 120 inches

Webster County Weather Forecast

Additional Sources of Information


West Virginia Geological Survey: Webster County and Portion of Mingo District, Randolph County, South of the Valley Fork of Elk River