Hampshire County

The Foothills of the Potomac Highlands!

Hampshire County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2010, the population was 23,964. Its county seat is Romney, West Virginia's oldest town (1762). Hampshire County was created by the Virginia General Assembly on December 13, 1753, from parts of Frederick and Augusta counties (Virginia) and is the oldest county in the state of West Virginia. The county lies in both West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle and Potomac Highlands regions. Hampshire County is part of the Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

 

 

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Hampshire County Community Links

 
 
 

Elected Officials Information

 

Office of the Governor

Earl Ray Tomblin


United States Senate

Jay Rockefeller
Joe Manchin III


United States Congress

1st:David McKinley
2nd:Shelley Moore Capito
3rd: Nick Rahall


West Virginia State Senators

Hampshire County is in State Senate District 15
Donald H. Cookman (D)  
Craig Blair (R)


West Virginia House of Delegates

Hampshire County lies in both the 57th and 58th District
Ruth Rowan (R)
- (57)
Darryl Cowles (R)
- (58)

 
Other Useful Links

State Links

Official WV Homepage
West Virginia Secretary of State

Regional Links

West Virginia: Potomac Highlands