News and Events

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Jack Caffrey Arts and Cultural Center

  • Located at 143 Wyoming Street, Welch
  • This Center will have 2 Single Office Spaces for Rent. For more information Please contact Ann Turley at Welch City Hall 304-436-3113. 


April 24, 2019 

  • Water and Sewer Board Meeting at 2:00pm


May 6, 2019

  • City Council Meeting at 4:00pm 


June 7th, 8th, 9th, 2019

  • Jack Caffrey Arts & Culture Center 
  • ​Grand Opening



September 28, 2019

  • Autumn Harvest 2019
  • Linkous Park in Welch, Starting at 4:00pm
  • If you are interested in being a vendor please click the link below 




About The City of Welch 


Welch is located at the forks of Tug River and Elkhorn Creek in the center of McDowell County, West Virginia, with a population of 2,406 people. Along these waterways lies the richest low volatile seams of coal in the world. 


Welch is noted nationally for having the first World War I memorial building and the first municipally built, owned and operated parking building. The parking building is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for parking. Daily fee is $1.00. Monthly fees are available, please contact Welch City Hall for prices.  


The downtown business district of Welch has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. Welch is the county seat of what was the largest coal-producing county in the world for many, many years.

88 Howard Street

Welch, WV 24801

(304)-436-3113

Fax: (304)-436-2546

​Water Office: 304-436-4127

The City of Welch does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and customers.

The City of Welch