Hampshire County

The Foothills of the Potomac Highlands!

Hampshire County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2019, the US Census population was estimated at 23,175. 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).




Hampshire County Commission Meeting Agenda

Commission Agenda


County Information Links



Hampshire County Community Links

City of Romney
City of Capon Bridge

Elected Officials Information


Office of the Governor

James C. Justice, II

United States Senate

Shelley Moore Capito
Joe Manchin III

United States Congress

1st:Carol Miller (R) (since 2019)
2nd:Alex Mooney (R) (since 2015)

West Virginia State Senators

Hampshire County is in State Senate District 15
Charles S. Trump IV (R)   

West Virginia House of Delegates

Hampshire County lies in both the 88th and 89th District
Rick Hillenbrand (R - Hampshire, 88th)

Darren Thorne (R - Hampshire, 89th)

Other Useful Links

State Links

Official WV Homepage
West Virginia Secretary of State

Regional Links

West Virginia: Potomac Highlands