to Kenova, West Virginia, "The Western Gate of the Mountain State." A
city named for the convergence of three States, (Kentucky, Ohio, and
Virginia), "Ken-O-Va" is the center of a greater metropolitan area of
days of Colonial Virginia to the present,
this westernmost point in West Virginia has been the link to traveling
through the heart of America. Pioneers rode the muddy Ohio River into
frontier, or travelled the historic Midland Trail (today's U.S. Route
through present day Kenova. Three railways, the N&W,
B&O, and C&O
intersected at Kenova in the late 1800's. In the 20th Century, more
crossed the City than anywhere in the world. Ten million people
drive through Kenova on I-64, and air travel completes our
links to the nation with nearby Huntington Tri-State Airport.
and hospitality mark our community with
attractions like Dreamland Pool, Virginia Point Park, and each
C-K AutumnFest, featuring "The Pumpkin House" display of over 3,000
A rich sport heritage shared with our sister city, Ceredo, is
by over 20 State Championship teams and Little League Baseball
that have been featured on national television.
for viewing our web site and visit us soon,
because "You can have fun in Kenova!"
Mayor Ric Griffith