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Development Since 1961

Excellent opportunities and one of West Virginia’s most popular places to call home.

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Supporting Growth and Expansion

Putnam County, WV Development Authority

Since its establishment in 1961, the Putnam County Development Authority (PCDA) has been instrumental in driving economic growth by creating jobs, increasing the tax base, and facilitating development. By establishing business parks, securing development contracts, and retaining local businesses, PCDA plays a crucial role in attracting and maintaining a diverse range of industries in Putnam County.

$30 M

County-Wide Broadband Investment


Nation’s Lowest Manufacturing Turnover Rate


Half of the U.S. Population is Within a One-Day Drive


Public School System Test Results in West Virginia

A Thriving Community Between Charleston and Huntington with Major Employment Opportunities

Putnam County, West Virginia is located between the state’s two largest cities: Charleston and Huntington. Major highway access through I-64 and Route 35 allows residents to quickly travel to large cities while still enjoying the warmth of the community. The county’s largest employer is Toyota Motor Manufacturing WV; however, it is not uncommon for some of the 55,000 Putnam County residents to commute to Charleston or Huntington for work.

Why Live in Putnam County?

Putnam County offers top-tier education, ranking among the best in West Virginia and excelling in student athletics. Enjoy beautiful parks, mountain trails, boating, shooting, and various outdoor activities. The county also features local restaurants, boutiques, and friendly communities. Despite rapid growth, it remains one of the safest areas in the state!

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Invest in the Future Development of Putnam County

Thank you for considering investing in PROTEC, PCDA’s nonprofit arm. You can be sure your investment will be used to:

Attract more businesses to Putnam County
Retain businesses in Putnam County
Develop the next generation of our workforce