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Welch, West Virginia is known as a city built on coal. However, it is also a historic community in the heart of the mountains, where outdoor recreation, like ATV riding and hiking, are as abundant as the peace and quiet found on our safe streets. 

 

Visitors will also enjoy learning about our diverse and storied history, which showcases the Appalachian perseverance that helped build America and how Welch, WV continues trail blazing ahead.

 

Learn more by selecting a button below:

ANNOUNCEMENTS, EVENTS & MORE:

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  • CoalTown Christmas parade, Friday December 2nd

  • National Coal Miner Day, Tuesday, December 6

      Storyteller-Jack Caffrey Arts & Cultural Center

       Coal Miner’s Dinner, Beans, Cornbread, Bologna           Sandwiches

  • Trolley of Lights Thursday, December 8 and Thursday, December 15

  • Polar Express Trolley Ride and Movie Sunday, Dec 4, Saturday, Dec 10, Sunday Dec 11 - Pickup at 1pm at the Welch Armory.

  • CoalDrop - Friday, December 31st

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COMPLIMENTARY PARKING AVAILABLE

Parking is now complimentary in Welch! Come enjoy downtown with safe, accessible parking...movies, visiting the park and more!

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BUILD THE BRIDGE ON MCDOWELL STREET

 

*Build the Bridge on McDowell Street* Show your support for the proposed bridge on McDowell Street in Welch, WV that will span over the railroad underpass and eliminate road closures during high-water events. Your support is vital to making the McDowell Street Bridge a reality.  Please sign our letter of support.

 

Discover Welch! Explore take a walk through our historic commercial district and learn about the people that built our community. Click here. 
 

Be sure to watch our "Welcome to Welch" video for an overview of our friendly community below!