Apartments for Rent in West Virginia
West Virginia is in the Appalachian region of the Southeastern U.S. and has a population of 1.806 million people. The state is known for its historical landmarks. Charleston is the capital and the largest city Huntington is the second largest.
Average Monthly Rent Statewide in West Virginia
Average Monthly Rent in Charleston
Average Monthly Rent in Huntington
Living in West Virginia
From national flat-picking championships to wine and jazz festivals, the West Virginia music scene is as varied as it is celebrated. In Charleston, you can attend dinner concerts organized by the Charleston Jazz Series, go to a performance by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra in Charleston's magnificent Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences or be an audience member for the "Mountain Stage" live radio show.
Jazz and Classical in Martinsburg and Wheeling
Martinsburg has a 16-member jazz orchestra, which tours the state, and Lewisburg features live concerts at Carnegie Hall. And in Wheeling, you can visit the Capitol Music Hall to see a performance by the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. These are just a few of the many music venues throughout West Virginia, so living near great music shows should not be a problem.
Morgantown is for Movie Buffs
No matter where you live in West Virginia, you won't be far from the performing arts. If you're a real theater and movie buff, though, consider Morgantown or Sheperdstown. You can attend Broadway musicals in the West Virginia Public Theatre in Morgantown. And in Shepherdstown, you can see free movies on many Friday nights hosted by the Shepherdstown Film Society, as well as films shown in the Shepherdstown Opera House and during the American Conservation Film Festival and the Contemporary American Theater Festival.
Racetracks and Resorts
Whether you're a gambler or not, you can enjoy the fun and excitement offered at live racing centers throughout West Virginia. The town of Chester showcases thoroughbred racing and luxury amenities at Mountaineer Race Track and Gaming Resort located at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Close to Charleston, you'll find the Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming Center, which features greyhound racing, as well as slot machines, live music, food, drinks and more. You'll find similar attractions at the Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center, which is located across the river from Wheeling. Living in Martinsburg, West Virginia, you'll have convenient access to a recently revitalized downtown area, local festivals, museums and more. For day trips and weekend getaways, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD are both just 90 miles away.