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The Pendleton County Economic Development Authority provides expertise and assistance with economic development, work force issues, market research, business incubation, and training opportunities for those looking to locate to Pendleton County.

Our mission is to promote and develop a thriving local economy.

The Pendleton County Economic Development Authority is committed to promoting and developing a thriving local economy by facilitating the expansion and retention of existing and new businesses, attracting new opportunities for local business, and preserving the uniqueness that makes Pendleton County a special place to work and live.

Centrally Located, with small town appeal.

Pendleton County is located in the Potomac Highlands region of West Virginia and offers a place to do business that is rich in natural resources and boosts an extraordinary quality of life.

Combining small town appeal with proximity to larger towns, such as Elkins, WV and Harrisonburg, VA, Pendleton County averages two and a half hours of travel from Washington, DC and two hours from Charlottesville, VA.

We’re working for you

The Pendleton County Economic Development Authority is equipped to offer companies an impressive array of benefits to help you build, grow and prosper. We are here to be a first point of contact, providing you a seamless experience to make your search process as efficient as possible. Our scope of services includes acting as your liaison with local and state permitting and funding agencies, as well as any necessary assistance with funding applications.

Read the latest news.

Stay up to date with the latest information related to the business and economic development communities of Pendleton County, West Virginia.

In October, the FoS Gaming Arcadium cut their ceremonial ribbon to make it official. Left to right, EDA Board member Jamie DiFalco, Mayor Bob Horan, proprietors Josh and Kelly VanMeter …

Legacy by Gersh’s Sugar Grove campus is a unique therapeutic boarding school and living community for children diagnosed with autism, aged 4+. We have taken our 30+ years of experience …

The Pendleton County Economic & Community Development Authority, in partnership with Experience Learning, Pendleton County, West Virginia, is in the process of obtaining engineering services to design and develop a …

Lavender Raine, a local custom shirt and artwork printing business, opened a storefront in downtown Franklin in August 2021. The business was previously housed at the Wimer home in Franklin …

Valkyrie Farms Valkyrie Farms will begin roasting and shipping three varieties of coffee. Using only beans obtained from certified organic growers, who have a ‘green footprint’, the new company will …

Franklin, West Virginia: Future Generations University received notification of funding on September 5th from the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service’s ACER Access Program. Future Generations Appalachian program will receive $500,000 over the …

The Pendleton County Economic & Community Development Authority, Pendleton County, West Virginia, is in the process of obtaining engineering services to develop, design, and provide construction administration and resident project …

Several local officials attended a ribbon cutting for AGK Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria last week in Franklin. Pictured from left to right are Jamie DiFalco from Pendleton Community Care and …

The Pendleton County Economic & Community Development Authority (PCECDA), in conjunction with the Pendleton Times and the Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce, is kicking off a year long ‘Be Local’ …

Request for Broadband Proposal

Below is an opportunity for a broadband expansion project from Pendleton County Schools and Pendleton County Public Library: RFP PCS PCPL To receive the addresses/services areas for the proposed broadband …