You could find the small town charm in Elkins. It's a town of about 14,000-ish people. It serves as the hub for the surrounding counites. The mountains are literally to the east and south east. Elevations rise from around 1,980 ft in Elkins to well over 4,500 ft within about a 15 minute drive east on 33. Elkins has decent schools. Midland Elementary school is the best elementary school in the county, there are also some smaller private christian schools you could look into, there is a small 115 bed hospital in Elkins and many physican offices on Gorman Avenue, its called Davis Memorial, there is at least one specialist for every field, but if not Morgantown is only about an hour and 15 minutes away via US 250 to US 119.. Elkins was ranked as one of the 28th best smarts arts towns in America; you can catch some theater, eat and shop in historic downtown, and take a course in pottery at the Randolph County Community Arts Center. There is a YMCA, and the city is redoing the sidewalks so jogging or walking will be ideal to stay in shape. You have four distinct seasons in Elkins with everyones favorite being the fall. The leaves are beautiful, and thats why Elkins is home to the Mountain State Forest Festival, the largest festival in the state, even bigger than the state fair.
Elkins is near many natural attractions, including Snowshow Mountain Resort, Canaan Valley, Seneca Rocks, and Blackwater Falls State Park.
Here is a pic of downtown with mountain views in the background
Here are some links you can play around with. If you have any more questions feel free to ask me.
Mountain Highlands of West Virginia
Elkins, West Virginia
Mountain State Forest Festival - Elkins, West Virginia
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