The County Commission would like to thank you for your interest in your local county government! Located in the heart of Appalachia, Mercer County has a population of nearly 60,000 residents that are hardworking, resilient, and dedicated to community. For generations, our people have been blessed with deep roots and family values.
Within a 12 hour drive to nearly 60% of the United States population, Mercer County, is located in geographically perfect to new opportunities. Our economy is currently comprised of coal supporting industries, retail establishments, tourism and recreation. In recent years, we have invested into our communities and are now prime for new ventures end investments!
The Mercer County school system is comprised of multiple blue ribbon elementary, middle and high schools, two universities, and three community colleges. We are continually striving for expansion of our emergency services, and we are progressively working towards becoming an economic hub for transportation services in the eastern US.
As elected officials, we are honored to represent our constituents in the best manner possible, and we welcome our visitors with open arms.
Our vision is to provide a place where families and communities are valued as the highest priority where we live, work, and play with an exceptional quality of life.
Once again… Welcome to Mercer County!
NEWS / RELEASES / EVENTS:
PUBLIC NOTICEThe sheriff's tax office in the Mercer County courthouse will be closed for renovations during the week of March 18-22, 2019. Taxpayers can make payments by visiting the Bluefield tax office, by mail through the U.S. Postal Service, or by paying online.
MARCH/APRIL RECYCLING SCHEDULES ANNOUNCED
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FY 2019/2020 BUDGET MEETINGS ANNOUNCED
WVPA 2018 Project Funding Schedule Released
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The County Commission meets in regular session on the second Tuesday each month in the County Commission Courtroom at the Mercer County Courthouse.