Welcome to Wayne County, West Virginia. We are Open for Business and located within 500 miles of 1/2 of the population of the United States and 1/3 of that of Canada. Wayne County is located on the western edge of the Appalachian Mountains in the beautiful Mid-Ohio valley and is bounded on the north by the Ohio River on the west by the Big Sandy and Tug Fork Rivers.
The Wayne County Economic Development Authority, Inc. (WCEDA) was established to promote, develop and expand all types of business and industrial activity. This activity will advance and maintain the economic basis of Wayne County. The pursuit of these activities will provide opportunities for employment and improvements in the standard of living, for the citizens of Wayne County.