Welcome to Parkersburg

Welcome to the City of Parkersburg and thank you for visiting our website! If you have not done so already, please take a few minutes to learn more about us and all our community has to offer.

The website was designed to make City services more accessible to the general public. For instance, if you are a new resident and want to participate in the City’s recycling program, that information (including drop-off locations and curbside service) is now available online. The same is true for people wanting start a new business venture in the community or take advantage of one of the City’s many housing programs.

Prime geographic location makes Parkersburg attractive to business and industry. Combined with a quality workforce and employees with proven excellence in work ethic continues to attract more business opportunities each year.

Over 130 acres of parkland and stunning entertainment venues like the picturesque Point Park along the Ohio River are perfect backdrops for a city poised for growth and opportunity.

Each year, the annual Taste of Parkersburg event attracts thousands of foodies and wine lovers to downtown Parkersburg. Quality showcases like these are just a part of what makes Parkersburg such a great place to live, work and come home to.