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Living in Welch offers modern amenities, safe schools, shopping, and businesses, paired with small town charm.  Residents can pay bills online using the portal below. Visit our online directory of city departments below to learn more about the services that make living in Welch wonderful.


Residents can pay their city utilities online using our third party payment vendor. Please note, there is a convenience fee from the third-party vendor that appears on the right hand side of the screen under Total Summary. Please select utilities from the drop down payment menu to use this digital payment service. You may also continue to send your payment to the city office or pay in person. 

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McDowell Public Library
Monday - Tuesday, Thursday- Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am to 6 pm 

Linkous Park

Three Picnic Shelters, ​​each can be reserved all day for $25 by contacting City Hall at (304) 436-3113  Park Rules

Basketball Court 

Tennis Court

Volleyball Court

Linkous Swimming Pool
​Open Daily during the Summer from 12:00 to 5:00 pm​

The pool can be reserved from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm ​​​for

private events by contacting Welch City Hall at (304) 436-3113.

Martha Moore Riverfront Park

Located in the center of downtown Welch, with a beautiful 
view of the Tug River.


The Indian Ridge ATV Trail

The Indian Ridge ATV Trail system is part of the larger Hatfield-McCoy trail system, which is one of the largest off road trails in the world.  We offer a nice variety of trails of all difficulty levels. This trail offers access to our ATV friendly community, where you can rest, fill up gas, and get a bite to eat. The trail also connects with two others, Pinnacle Creek and Pocahontas to allow extended off-road trips in Wild and Wonderful WV.  Visit our list of ATV Friendly Businesses.



McDowell County Schools serves the educational needs of students in Welch, WV.  More information on their programs and activities can be found on the school district website, including specific school information.

       Mount View Middle School

  • (304)-436-4657

    Mount View High School

  • (304)-436-4657

    Welch Elementary School

  • (304)-436-4645​

    Career and Technology Center

  • (304)-436-8441​




The McDowell County Department of Health and Human Services serves residents in Welch with their questions related to state assistance, Medicaid, Medicare and other state agency related questions. 

The McDowell County Health Department serves as the public health authority in Welch, WV.  Welch also has a excellent array of healthcare professionals.  A listing of healthcare providers can be found below.  If you would like to be added to this list, please contact City Hall.  This listing is provided as a public service and the City of Welch does not guarantee accuracy of private health office information.

Welch Community Hospital

  • (304)-436-8461​


Welch Family Care

  • (304)-436-8066


Southern Highlands Community

  • ​(304)-436-2106​


Kid's Care Clinic

  • (304)-436-8400


Family Healthcare Associates

  • (304)-436-6650 


American Medical Inc.

  • ​(304)-436-4989


Hospice Compassus

  • ​(304)-436-2300


Dental Care


​H. Byron, DMD

  • (304)-436-8093

  • ​Open Monday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm

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