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Beckley is in the center of Raleigh County (Southern Region).


The southern West Virginia's smokeless coal region is where the bituminous (smokeless) coal mined and is a higher grade of coal that produces less smoke when burned.
Beckley is the northern anchor of the Coal Heritage Trail which winds its way past company stores, miners' houses, railroad yards, coal tipples and over 500 small company towns on its way south to Bluefield.

Appalachian Festival | Mountaineer Mine Safety and Training |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Holiday Inn | Howard Johnson Express Inn | Shoney's Inn Beckley | Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Light House Realty |
Science Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia |

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08/05 Coming to The area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest, 5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.