Mercer County Commission West Virginia

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The County Commission would like to thank you for your interest in your local county government! Located in the heart of Appalachia, Mercer County has a population of nearly 60,000 residents that are hardworking, resilient, and dedicated to community. For generations, our people have been blessed with deep roots and family values.

Within a 12 hour drive to nearly 60% of the United States population, Mercer County, is located in geographically perfect to new opportunities. Our economy is currently comprised of coal supporting industries, retail establishments, tourism and recreation. In recent years, we have invested into our communities and are now prime for new ventures end investments!

The Mercer County school system is comprised of multiple blue ribbon elementary, middle and high schools, two universities, and three community colleges. We are continually striving for expansion of our emergency services, and we are progressively working towards becoming an economic hub for transportation services in the eastern US.

As elected officials, we are honored to represent our constituents in the best manner possible, and we welcome our visitors with open arms.

Our vision is to provide a place where families and communities are valued as the highest priority where we live, work, and play with an exceptional quality of life.

Once again… Welcome to Mercer County!


MERCER COUNTY LEVY ESTIMATE - Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
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FREE TIRE DISPOSAL - Friday, August 7 2020
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The following facilities will be closed to the public until MIDNIGHT on MAY 15, 2020:
Mercer County Courthouse, Judicial Annex, Memorial Building, Animal Shelter, Glenwood Recreation Park
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Notice of Closures
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March - April 2020 Recycling Schedules
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Notice of Special Election for Excess School Levy to the Voters of Mercer County
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Mercer County Notice of Auction of Delinquent and Nonentered Lands
A list of properties has been released that will be offered for sale on October 9, 2019.
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Public Notice
RE: Construction on the ADA Ramp and Sidewalks on the North Walker Side of the Courthouse
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Maintenance Projects

Click here to view a list of projects that the Division of Highways intends to complete between now and July.


WVPA 2018 Project Funding Schedule Released

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Achievement Award Winner Seal

Mercer County Earns National Achievement Award for "Love Where You Live, Keep Mercer Clean" Campaign

For Immediate Release: MAY 21, 2018
Contact: Fred Wong,
Contact: Greg Puckett,
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County Commission Updates

Agendas & Minutes

The County Commission meets in regular session on the second Tuesday each month in the County Commission Courtroom at the Mercer County Courthouse.

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